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Bowl

Date:
10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, black slip decoration, under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) Diam. 9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles K. and Irma B. Wilkinson, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.168
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription around rim: "Knowledge is the most noble of noble qualities, and manly virtue is the most praiseworthy of pedigrees. Happiness a . . ." Inscription in center: "Ahmad"
Charles K. and Irma B. Wilkinson, Sharon, CT (by 1961–75; gifted to MMA)
Wilkinson, Charles K. Iranian Ceramics. New York: Asia House Gallery, 1963. no. 20, pp. 5, 121, ill. pl.. 20 (b/w).



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