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Five-lobed bowl with impressed decoration

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    10th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Stoneware with transparent colorless glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 4.5 x 12.7 cm (1 3/4 x 5 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: hard, fine-grained grayish buff stoneware.
    Glaze: transparent, showing slightly bluish in thick areas; base only partially glazed by accident. Partial slip.
    Decoration: a floral device stamped inside center of bowl.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade, and Innovation (December 4, 2004 to July 17, 2005)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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