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At A Glance

  • Period

    11-12th century
  • Geography

    Amol, Mazandaran, Iran
  • Material

    Earthenware glazed and incised
  • Dimension

    H x W: 15 x 27.8 cm (5 7/8 x 10 15/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl with straight rim, angular sides tapering toward the base, low foot.
    Clay: reddish earthenware.
    Glaze: transparent.
    Decoration: incised and underglaze painted in green on white engobe; six vertical spikes, alternating with roundels, applied to the exterior.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980 (November 9, 1979 to May 22, 1980)
  • Origin

    Amol, Mazandaran, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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