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Bowl

Accession Number
1957/1.59

Title
Bowl

Artist(s)
Iranian

Artist Nationality
Iranian

Object Creation Date
late 12th century - early 13th century

Medium & Support
fritware (ground quartz and white clay) with punched and glaze design

Dimensions
3 3/4 in. x 8 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. ( 9.6 cm x 21.59 cm x 21.59 cm )

Credit Line
Museum purchase

Subject matter
See physical description. 

Physical Description
White earthenware bowl that has a band with transparencies encircling the center of side. Paste is "Islamic II" and the glaze is semi-mat with medium wide crackle. The bowl was fired upright and is cream monochrome color. The bowl has been restored and is from the Seljuk period.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
bowl

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Islamic
Islamic (culture or style)
Seljuk pottery styles
bowl
bowls (vessels)
ceramic ware (visual works)
earthenware
fritware

2 Related Resources

Arts from Persia and Iran
(Part of: Ancient and Classical Civilizations)
Visual Cultures of Islam - Ceramics
(Part of: Visual Cultures of Islam )

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