Plate, Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)

Plate

Date:
9th–early 10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Dimensions:
38.40.129a: H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
W. 10 1/4 in. (269 cm)
D. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm)
38.40.129b: H. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
W. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm)
D. 3/8 in. (1 cm)
38.40.129c: H. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
W. 13 1/16 in. (33.2 cm)
D. 5/16 in. (0.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.129a–c
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. 33, ch. 2, pp. 64, 80, ill. p. 80 (b/w).