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Pear-Shaped Jar

Object Name:
Vase
Date:
first half 13th century
Geography:
Syria, Raqqa
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; painted under transparent turquoise glaze
Dimensions:
H. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm); Gr. Diam. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Horace Havemeyer, 1956
Accession Number:
56.185.21
Not on view
Marking: Sticker inside neck: 383. Two stickers on underside -- 1: 165; 2: (illegible)
Thomas B. Clarke, New York (until 1925; his sale, American ArtGalleries, New York, January 7–10, 1925, lot 641); Horace Havemeyer, New York (by 1942–d. 1956; bequeathed to MMA)
"An Exhibition Celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of the Cooper Union, 20th April–31st August, 1960." In The Logic and Magic of Color. New York: Cooper Union Museum, 1960. no. 163, p. 26.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria." In Raqqa Revisited. New York; New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 31,156, 222, ill. MMA41 (color), pp. 30, 170, 173, 176.



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