Bowl, Earthenware; buff slip, underglaze painted in polychrome pigments under a transparent glaze

Bowl

Date:
late 8th–9th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur. Attributed to Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; buff slip, underglaze painted in polychrome pigments under a transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Diam. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Base: 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.9
Not on view
1939, excavated at Tepe Madrasa in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, 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. 25, ch. 1, pp. 11, 36, ill. p. 36 (b/w).