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Bowl

Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; buff slip, brown slip decoration, sgraffito, glazed
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Diam. 13 13/16 in. (35.1 cm) Wt. (>42 oz)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.159.1
Not on view
[ Nasli M. Heeramaneck (Indian, 1902–1971), New York, until 1963; sold to MMA]
Grube, Ernst J. "The Art of Islamic Pottery." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 23, no. 6 (February 1965). p. 212, ill. figs. 5-6 (b/w).

Grabar, Oleg. "Notes on the decorative composition of a bowl from northeastern Iran." In Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, edited by Richard Ettinghausen. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972. p. 93, ill. figs. 1, 2 (b/w), Illustrations of interior and profile.



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