Lobed Bowl

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This bowl’s lobed shape represents a departure from the standardized set of vessels produced in the Jazira and Syria in the second half of the twelfth century. It demonstrates that a more discerning and sophisticated market still existed despite the intensification of ceramic production for a broader clientele.

Lobed Bowl, Stonepaste;  glazed in transparent colorless glaze, in-glaze- and luster-painted, with scratches in the luster

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