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Ewer

Date:
late 12th–early 13th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stoneware; underglaze painted and carved through a black slip under a colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) Diam.4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Smith Ely Goldsmith, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.434
Not on view
Inscription: The letters are in Kufic script and read: "Perpetual honor and everlasting prosperity and rising...(one word illegible)."
Smith Ely Goldsmith, New York (by 1979–93; gifted to MMA)
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