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Creator Nationality: Asian; Middle Eastern; Syrian
Creator Dates/Places: Syria
Creator Name-CRT: Syria
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 1150
Creation End Date: 1199
Creation Date: second half of 12th century
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Composite body, carved in relief, incised, and painted under a clear glaze;
Dimensions: H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm), Diam. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Description: The most frequent decoration on so-called laqabi vessels?as this type of decorated pottery is known?is a centrally placed bird, animal, or human figure. The liveliness of the bird on this dish, combined with the rich polychrome colors, make this representation particularly appealing.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 1979.210
Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts in memory of Richard Ettinghausen, 1979
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.1979.210
AMICA Library Year: 2002
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Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved
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