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Jar with Carved Benedictory Arabic Inscription in Thuluth Script

Object Name:
Jar
Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Syria, Raqqa
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; carved and painted under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) Diam. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Horace Havemeyer, 1956
Accession Number:
56.185.7
Not on view
Inscription: In Arabic; on body: "Con[tinuous] glory, con[tinuous] prosperity". (Translated by H. McAllister).
Horace Havemeyer, New York (by 1942–d. 1956; bequeathed to MMA)
Lexington, KY. International Museum of the Horse. "Gift from the Desert," June 1, 2010–October 15, 2010.

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