string(21) "edanmdm:fsg_S1997.128" Bowl - National Museum of Asian Art
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At A Glance

  • Period

    10th century
  • Geography

    Nishapur, Iran
  • Material

    Earthenware painted and incised under glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 8.3 x 21.1 x 21.1 cm (3 1/4 x 8 5/16 x 8 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1997.128
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1997.128

Object Details

  • Description

    Large glazed earthenware bowl, with polychrome glazes, predominantly green, yellow, and purple over a light white slip. High outflaring sides end in simple rim. Almost flat, unglazed ring foot. The interior of the bowl is divided into large rectangles and triangles, with alternating colors and incised decoration. Incised lines and "corkscrew" circles outline and decorate the squares.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Asian Traditions in Clay: The Hauge Gifts (October 29, 2000 to April 22, 2001)
  • Origin

    Nishapur, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

    Vessel
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