Exterior: body decorated with Arabic inscription in cursive script against a background of filler motifs of dots and curved lines; the inscription reads: "al-'izz al-da'im w'al-igbal wa" (lasting glory and prosperity)


Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Geography: Syria, Raqqa
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Stonepaste; painted under transparent turquoise glaze
Dimensions: H. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm) Diam. 6 3/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Horace Havemeyer, 1956
Accession Number: 56.185.18

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