Three Bowls with Floriated Kufic Inscriptions, Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze

Three Bowls with Floriated Kufic Inscriptions

Object Name:
Bowl
Date:
late 9th–early 10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Diam. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.111
Not on view
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

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 63, ch. 3, pp. 105-106, 124, ill. p. 124 (b/w).