Fragmentary Ewer

Object Name: Ewer
Date: 9th century
Geography: Iraq, probably Basra; Iraq, Samarra
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome luster-painted on opaque white glaze
Dimensions: Max. h. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm) Max. diam. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) Diam. of rim: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charlotte M. Bradford, in memory of Professor Ernst Herzfeld, 1954
Accession Number: 54.71.1

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