Bowl with vegetal decoration

Details

  • Title

    Bowl with vegetal decoration

  • Associated place

    Iraq (place of creation)
  • Date

    9th century AD (AD 801 - 900)
  • Material and technique

    earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and painting in blue

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    21.2 cm (diameter)
    6.4 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.2139

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Glossary of terms

earthenware

glaze

Further reading

Tamari, Vera, ‘Abbasid Blue-on-white Ware’, James Allan, ed., Islamic Art in the Ashmolean Museum, Part Two, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 10 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), x.2, pp. 125-126, illus. p. 120 fig. 4 & p. 122 fig. 9 a

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