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9th century
Attributed to Iraq. Found Iran, Saveh
Earthenware; incised and applied decoration (barbotine)
H. 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm) Diam. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, V. Everit Macy Gift, 1930
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Art market, Near East, until 1930; sold to MMA through Maurice Dimand]
Museum für Islamische Kunst, Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. "The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the M.M.A.," June 15, 1981–August 8, 1981, no. 3.

Dimand, Maurice S. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 12 to June 28, 1931." In Loan Exhibition of Ceramic Art of the Near East. New York, 1931. no. 31, p. 9, no ill.

"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 3, pp. 32-33, ill. p. 33 (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Islamic Pottery: A Brief History." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, New Series, vol. 40, no. 4 (Spring 1983). no. 1, pp. 4-5, ill. pl. 1 (color).

Ali, Wijdan. The Arab Contribution to Islamic Art : From the Seventh to the Fifteenth Centuries. Jordan: The Royal Society of Fine Arts, Jordan, 1999. p. 66, ill. fig. 32 (b/w).

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