Fragment of a Mold for Making Ceramics

Object Name:
Mold fragment
Date:
11th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; buff body
Dimensions:
H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
W. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
D. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Wt. 3.6 oz. (102.1 g)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.7
Not on view
1947, excavated at kilns in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1948, 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. 60, ch. 11, pp. 274, 286, ill. p. 286 (b/w).