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Plate

Date:
10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in (3/8 cm) Diam 12 in. (30.5 cm) Wt. 25.1 oz (711.7 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1967
Accession Number:
67.178.2
Not on view
Inscription: "Knowledge is an ornament to youth and intelligence is a crown of gold in paradise. Blessing."
[ E. Safani, New York, until 1967; sold to MMA]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Daniel S. Walker, Arturo Ponce Guadián, Sussan Babaie, Stefano Carboni, Aimee Froom, Marie Lukens Swietochowski, Tomoko Masuya, Annie Christine Daskalakis-Matthews, Abdallah Kahil, and Rochelle Kessler. "Colegio de San Ildefonso, Septiembre de 1994-Enero de 1995." In Arte Islámico del Museo Metropolitano de Arte de Nueva York. Mexico City: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1994. no. 40, pp. 124-125, ill. p. 125 (b/w).



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