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This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: Italian, English.

Name of Object:

Bowl

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

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Date of Object:

Hegira 3rd-4th century / AD 9th -10th century

Museum Inventory Number:

ISv/38

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Earthenware, slip, polychrome slip decoration under trasparent glaze

Dimensions:

Diameter max 34.9 cm

Period / Dynasty

Samanid

Provenance:

Eastern Iran

Description:

The conical shaped bowl is decorated in white, green and black. The central roundel is surrounded by four large birds (simurgh) painted in green and white. All around the panels are dots.

Citation of this web page:

 "Bowl" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;11;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 11

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