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11th–12th century
Attributed to Iran, probably Rayy
Earthenware; unglazed, molded
H. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm) Diam. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of George C. Miles, 1962
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Muhammad ibn Ahmad (in trapezoidal panel)

Inscription: Arabic (Kufic script; untranslated)
Signed: (in trapezoidal panel) Muhammad ibn Ahmad

In Kufic scrip:
بالیمن و البرکة و السلامة و السر[ور و السعـ]ـادة لصاحبه عمل محمد بن احمد سراج

Signed; Muhammad ibn Ahmad Siraj

George C. Miles, New York (until 1962; gifted to MMA)
Tilden, Jill, ed. First Under Heaven: The Art of Asia, Hali annual, vol. 4 (1997). p. 123, ill. fig. 19 (color).

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