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Ewer

Date:
late 12th–first half 13th century
Geography:
Made in 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, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection," March 27, 1993–June 20, 1993, no. 110.

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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