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Bowl

Date:
early 10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; brown-black slip, polychrome slip decoration, under greenish glaze
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) Diam. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Huntley Bequest Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.152
Not on view
[ Khalil Rabenou, New York; until 1958; sold to MMA]
Grabar, Oleg. "1989 Andrew W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts." In Intermediary Demons Toward a Theory of Ornament. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1989. p. 17, ill. fig. 12 (b/w).



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