Samarqand, Central Asia / Bowl / 10th centurySamarqand, Central Asia
10th century

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Central Asian; Samarkand
Creator Dates/Places: Samarqand, Central Asia
Creator Name-CRT: Samarqand, Central Asia
Title: Bowl
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 900
Creation End Date: 999
Creation Date: 10th century
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Earthenware, glazed, with slip-painted white engobe
Dimensions: H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm), Diam. at rim 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)
Description: The whirling rosette decorating the base of this vessel seems to be a trademark of wares made in Samarqand , and its appearance on wares found in Nishapur may indicate that they were imported from Samarqand. A pseudo-inscription in kufic script is repeated on the exterior of this bowl, in the same red as the whirling rosette.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 61.144
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1961
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.61.144
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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