Jar, Stonepaste; painted in luster and blue on opaque white glaze under transparent colorless glaze

Jar

Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Attributed to Syria, Raqqa
Medium:
Stonepaste; painted in luster and blue on opaque white glaze under transparent colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H. 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm)
Gr. Diam. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1948
Accession Number:
48.113.12
Not on view
Inscription: -Persian inscription in cursive writing so conventionalized as to be illegible; for another example, see 10.44.1 (Old information, source unknown)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1948; gifted to MMA)
Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty Museum. "The Arts of Fire: Islamic Influences on the Italian Renaissance," May 4, 2004–September 5, 2004, pl. 32.

Hess, Catherine. "Islamic Influences on Glass and Ceramics of the Italian Renaissance." In The Arts of Fire. Los Angeles, 2004. pp. 138-139, ill. pl. 32 (color).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria." In Raqqa Revisited. New York; New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 132, 166, 168, ill. MMA17 (color), p. 174.