Buff Ware Bowl with Geometric Patterns

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453

A typical composition for the buff ware objects with abstract patterns, this bowl employs a favored quadripartite layout and hatched ground, and uses floral forms that were widespread in the ninth century.

Buff Ware Bowl with Geometric Patterns, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)

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