Image 1 of 1

Terms of Use

Usage Conditions Apply

At A Glance

  • Period

    early 13th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Stone-paste painted with luster
  • Dimension

    H x W: 18.4 x 14 cm (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Jug with small flaring foot, broad shoulder, cylindrical neck & flat handle.
    Clay: reddish buff earthenware.
    Glaze: lustre and transparent over white slip.
    Decoration: in horizontal bands; nakshi script at neck and shoulder; kufic in broad band on neck; ducks around shoulder; floral medallions below.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

  • Restrictions and Rights

    Usage Conditions Apply

    There are restrictions for re-using this media. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page.

    The information presented on this website may be revised and updated at any time as ongoing research progresses or as otherwise warranted. Pending any such revisions and updates, information on this site may be incomplete or inaccurate or may contain typographical errors. Neither the Smithsonian nor its regents, officers, employees, or agents make any representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the information on the site. Use this site and the information provided on it subject to your own judgment. The National Museum of Asian Art welcomes information that would augment or clarify the ownership history of objects in their collections.

Keep Exploring