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Bowl with inverted rim

Accession Number
1957/1.56

Title
Bowl with inverted rim

Artist(s)
Iranian

Artist Nationality
Iranian

Object Creation Date
11th century

Medium & Support
earthenware with splashed green and yellow glaze

Dimensions
3 1/16 in. x 7 9/16 in. x 7 9/16 in. ( 7.7 cm x 19.2 cm x 19.2 cm )

Credit Line
Museum purchase

Subject matter
From catalogue identification. Authored by Miki M. Klein, 1/29/62.

Physical Description
Baked clay bowl. Interior is symmetrical incised designs of two pairs of animals cut through glossy, fine-crackle top glaze and cream slip, showing brown and some green patches. The exterior has drops of glaze on upper part run down. Paste is light brown, medium fine and medium hard. Interior tripod marks indicate possible double firing. The colors are green and cream on the interior. On the exterior the upper part is green over cream slip and the lower part is gray-brow. The rim is entirely green. The bowl is mended and slightly restored. 

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
bowl

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Iranian
Islamic (culture or style)
Seljuk pottery styles
bowls (vessels)
ceramic ware (visual works)
eleventh century (dates CE)
slip glaze

3 Related Resources

Arts from Persia and Iran
(Part of: Ancient and Classical Civilizations)
Before 1492
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Visual Cultures of Islam - Ceramics
(Part of: Visual Cultures of Islam )

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