Stonepaste; blue and black painted under transparent glaze (Sultanabad ware)
Diam. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1970
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 455
This bowl is a fine example of the so-called 'Sultanabad' wares which were produced during in the Ilkhanid period. This type is characterized by a distinctive glaze, incorporating fine underdrawing in black or grey-green, often combined with cobalt and turquoise accents.
Textile Museum, Washington (until 1970; sold to MMA)
"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 34, pp. 98-99, ill. p. 99 (b/w).