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Ewer

Date:
late 12th–early 13th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; molded decoration under dark blue glaze
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm) Diam. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.39
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic inscription around the neck in naskhi script:
الدولة و الیمن و السعادة وا
Large inscription in Arabic on the body in naskhi script:
دام العز و الظفر ا واقبال [لصا]حبه

A.Ghouchani
[ Khalil Rabenou, New York, until 1960; sold to MMA]
Wilkinson, Charles K. Iranian Ceramics. New York: Asia House Gallery, 1963. no. 44, p. 126, ill. pl. 44 (b/w).

Tabbaa, Yasser. "Bronze Shapes in Iranian Ceramics of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries." Muqarnas vol. 4 (1987). p. 102, ill. fig. 11 (b/w).



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