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Jar

Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Syria, Raqqa
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; painted in luster and blue on opaque white glaze under transparent colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H. 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm) Gr. Diam. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.113.12
Not on view
Inscription: -Persian inscription in cursive writing so conventionalized as to be illegible; for another example, see 10.44.1 (Old information, source unknown)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1948; gifted to MMA)
Hess, Catherine. "Islamic Influences on Glass and Ceramics of the Italian Renaissance." In The Arts of Fire. Los Angeles, 2004. pp. 138-139, ill. pl. 32 (color).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria." In Raqqa Revisited. New York; New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 132, 166, 168, ill. MMA17 (color), p. 174.



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