Tricolor Bowl, Terracotta with yellow-brown and green glaze over slip, decorated in sgraffito, Byzantine

Tricolor Bowl

Date:
14th century
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Terracotta with yellow-brown and green glaze over slip, decorated in sgraffito
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (9.9 x 34.6 cm)
diam. of foot: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, V. Everit Macy Gift, 1933
Accession Number:
33.141
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 300
The decorative patterns freely drawn on sgraffito-ware of the later Byzantine period appear to derive from more formal compositions found on metalwork.
V. Everit Macy(until 1933)