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Ewer

Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; overglaze painted (mina'i)
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) Diam. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm) Wt. 13.6 oz. (385.597 g)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917
Accession Number:
17.120.45
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: On the interior in kufic script:
    ... و الاقبال و الدولة و النصر الغالب ...
    On the exterior rim in kufic script:
    العز الدائم و الاقبال الزائد و النصر الغالب ... و الجد الصاعد الدو[لة] و السعادة و السلامة و الکـ[ـرامة]
    On the exterior lower register there is a band of decorative kufic script:
    (A.Ghouchani)

  • Provenance

    Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher, New York (until his d.1917; bequeathed to MMA)

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