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Name of Object:

Bowl with fish

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

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Date of Object:

Hegira 6th–7th century / AD 12th–13th century

Museum Inventory Number:

ISv/48

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Frit body, black decoration under turquoise glaze

Dimensions:

Height 9 cm, diameter max 19 cm

Period / Dynasty

Seljuq

Provenance:

Iran

Description:

The introduction of clay incorporating quartz – called frit or stonepaste – was a major innovation that allowed ceramists to create pottery and objects with thin walls that were still resistant.

Citation of this web page:

 "Bowl with fish" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;14;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 14

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