Jan 15, 2013
Jan 15, 2013



Early 1200s

Fritware with underglaze-painted design

Diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1915.639


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The inside of the bowl contains saggar spurs.


This fritware bowl has wide flaring sides and a high foot. The decoration on the inside consists of a four-lobed device at center, surrounded by two circles. The inside walls carry a three-part design, with three oval motifs alternating with three squarish panels. Each panel contains an Arabic word.

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