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Bowl with Green Splashes and Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"

Object Name:
Bowl
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; painted in black with splashes of green on opaque white (tin) glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Diam. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.110
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 452
1937, excavated at Sabz Pushan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1938, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Asia Society. "Iranian Ceramics," May 3, 1963–September 12, 1963, no. 18.

Wilkinson, Charles K. Iranian Ceramics. New York: Asia House Gallery, 1963. no. 18, pp. 5, 121, ill. pl. 18 (b/w).

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