Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bowl

Date:
early 10th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Nishapur
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]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Calligraphy West of China," March 15, 1972–May 7, 1972, no catalogue.

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).



Related Objects

Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration

Date: 10th century Medium: Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware) Accession: 38.40.137 On view in:Gallery 452

Bowl with Arabic Inscription

Date: 10th century Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black-slip decoration under transparent glaze Accession: 65.106.2 On view in:Gallery 450

Animal-Spouted Pitcher

Date: 9th–10th century Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) Accession: 38.40.247 On view in:Gallery 452

Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"

Date: late 9th–early 10th century Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze Accession: 38.40.118 On view in:Not on view

Lantern for a Lamp

Date: 9th–10th century Medium: Earthenware; carved decoration, unglazed Accession: 39.40.87 On view in:Gallery 453