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Imported Luster Bowl (Object Name: Bowl Date: century Geography: Iran, Nishapur; luster-painted on an opaque white glaze Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Ceramics Credit Line: Rogers Fund,

An Abbasid lustre bowl featuring a standard bearer between two birds, Iraq, 10th century

An Abbasid lustre bowl featuring a standard bearer between two birds, Iraq, century

Bowl | Origin: Iraq | Period: 9th century Abbasid period | Details: Among the earliest surviving works of art decorated with writing are a group of ceramic vessels, produced in Iraq and Iran under the rule of the powerful Abbasid dynasty (749–1258). Inspired by the whiteness and purity of the much admired, imported Chinese porcelain, Muslim potters created their own "white ware" by covering their buff-colored earthenware vessels with a glaze containing a small amount of lead and tin, whi...

Iraq/Iran C Abbasid empire Islamic ceramic "white ware." Among the earliest surviving works of islamic wares.

Priming Flask, 17th–18th century. Indian culture. The Metropolitan Museum of  Art,  New York. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 (36.25.2419) |  This work is exhibited in the “Arms and Armor from the Islamic World” exhibition, on view through January 2, 2017 #AsianArt100

Zoomorphic priming flasks of carved ivory, such as these, were among the first Mughal decorative arts to reach Europe, with numerous examples listed in princely collections of art and natural history dating from 1650

AN ABBASID LUSTRE BOWL, IRAQ, 9TH-10TH CENTURY of shallow rounded form with everted rim, supported on a short foot, decorated in a golden lustre with a monumental cockerel and two split-palmettes reserved on a dotted ground, scalloping to rim, the reverse with six-roundels with foliate and dot motifs 24cm. diam.

AN ABBASID LUSTRE BOWL, IRAQ, 9TH-10TH CENTURY of shallow rounded form with everted rim, supported on a short foot, decorated in a golden lustre with a monumental cockerel and two split-palmettes reserved on a dotted ground, scalloping to rim, the reverse with six-roundels with foliate and dot motifs 24cm. diam.

A SAMARKAND POTTERY BOWL   CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH CENTURY   Rising from short foot through rounded body with slightly everted rim, the interior decorated in light brown with red highlights with two confronted rearing lions, fish and palmettes

Samarkand Pottery Bowl, Central Asia, C. Rising from short foot through rounded body with slightly everted rim, the interior decorated in light brown with red highlights with 2 confronted rearing lions, fish and palmettos

Earthenware bowl, covered with a white slip and painted in black, yellow, and green under a transparent glaze  Eastern Iran, Nishapur; 10th century  H: 8.5; Diam: 22 cm  This colorful bowl belongs to a special group of ceramics that was produced at the same time as slip-painted types that were far simpler with regard to both color and motif. A horseman in chain mail lifting a sphere high in his right hand is riding off with something that could be viewed as a gigantic hunting falcon.

Earthenware bowl, covered with a white slip and painted in black, yellow, and green under a transparent glaze Eastern Iran, Nishapur; century H: Diam: 22 cm

Bowl with a Man Holding a Sword and Shield, 10th century. Iran, Nishapur. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Louis V. Bell Fund, 1966 (66.176) #sword

Bowl with a Man Holding a Sword and Shield, Century, Nishapur, Iran. Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York

Shine Like the Sun: Supplement 4: Nishapur wares

Shine Like the Sun: Supplement Nishapur wares

Bowl        Place of origin:        Basra, Iraq (probably, made)      Date:        9th century (made)      Artist/Maker:        Unknown (production)      Materials and Techniques:        Earthenware, with blue painting in an opaque white glaze

Bowl

Bowl Place of origin: Basra, Iraq (probably, made) Date: century (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Earthenware, with blue painting in an opaque white glaze Museum number: Gallery location: Islamic Middle East, room case

Platter with a standard bearer (earthenware) Creator     Islamic School, (10th century)

Platter with a standard bearer (earthenware) Creator Islamic School, century)