Bowl

Date:
early 10th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Earthenware; brown-black slip, polychrome slip decoration, under greenish glaze
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Diam. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Huntley Bequest Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.152
Not on view
[ Khalil Rabenou, New York; until 1958; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Calligraphy West of China," March 15, 1972–May 7, 1972, no catalogue.

Grabar, Oleg. "1989 Andrew W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts." In Intermediary Demons Toward a Theory of Ornament. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1989. p. 17, ill. fig. 12 (b/w).