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Bowl

Date:
late 12th–early 13th century
Geography:
Syria, Raqqa
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; underglaze painted and incised decoration
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) Diam. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Horace Havemeyer, 1956
Accession Number:
56.185.6
Not on view
[ Kouchakji Frères, Paris, until 1911; sold to Havemeyer]; H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (1911–56; bequeathed to MMA)
Riviere, Henri, and Gaston Migeon. La Céramique dans L'art Musulman. Vol. 2 vols.. Paris, 1913. ill. pl. 2.

Dimand, Maurice S. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 12 to June 28, 1931." In Loan Exhibition of Ceramic Art of the Near East. New York, 1931. no. 151, p. 35, ill. pl. 151 (b/w).

Lane, Arthur. "Mesopotamia, Egypt and Persia." In Early Islamic Pottery. Faber Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain. London: Faber and Faber, 1947. pp. 44-45, ill. pl. 77B (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. "The Horace Havemeyer Bequest of Islamic Art." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol.15 (May 1957). pp. 208-9, ill. p. 209 (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 3rd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1958. p. 371, ill. fig. 238.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, Suzanne G. Valenstein, and Julia Meech-Pekarik. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. vol. 12. Tokyo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1977. ill. pl. 248 (b/w), interior and profile.

Keene, Manuel. "Raqqa Bowl." Studio Potter vol. 5, no. 2 (1977). p. 60, ill.

Soustiel, Jean, Charles Kiefer, and Henry-Pierre Fourest. La Ceramique Islamique. Le Guide du connaisseur. Fribourg, Suisse: Office du Livre, 1985. p. 134, ill. fig. 153 (b/w).

de Montebello, Philippe, and Kathleen Howard, ed. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. 6th ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992. p. 318, ill. fig. 16 (color).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria." In Raqqa Revisited. New York; New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 30, 147, 222, ill. MMA32 (color), pp. 166-7, 168, 173.



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