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Ewer

Date:
late 12th–first half 13th century
Geography:
Syria, Raqqa
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; painted in luster and blue on opaque white glaze under transparent colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm); Gr. Diam. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.113.16
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic; translation: "good wishes"

Marking: -Sticker on exterior of foot: 3811569/20000000 (?)
-Sticker on foot illegible
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1948; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Calligraphy West of China," March 15, 1972–May 7, 1972.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection," March 27, 1993–June 20, 1993.

Lexington, KY. International Museum of the Horse. "Gift from the Desert," June 1, 2010–October 15, 2010.

Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. p. 120, ill. pl. 110 (color).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria." In Raqqa Revisited. New York; New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 31,136, 166, ill. MMA21 (color), p. 173.



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