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Ewer with Repeated Arabic Phrase, "Blessing"

Object Name:
Ewer
Date:
10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; black slip with white slip decoration under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (13 cm) Diam at mouth 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.170.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
Inscription: Arabic, Kufic script, translation: Blessing (partly garbled)
[ Hassan Khan Monif, New York, until 1953; sold to MMA]
Wilkinson, Charles K. Iranian Ceramics. New York: Asia House Gallery, 1963. no. 25, p. 123, ill. pl. 25 (b/w).



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