Composite body, carved in relief, incised, and painted under a clear glaze; H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm), Diam. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Purchase, Gifts in memory of Richard Ettinghausen, 1979 (1979.210)
The most frequent decoration on so-called laqabi vesselsas this type of decorated pottery is knownis a centrally placed bird, animal, or human figure. The liveliness of the bird on this dish, combined with the rich polychrome colors, make this representation particularly appealing.