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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:

Dish

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

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Date of Object:

Hegira 4th–5th century / AD 10th–11th century

Museum Inventory Number:

ISv/21

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Earthenware, white slip, underglaze polychrome decoration

Dimensions:

Height 7.5 cm, diameter max 37.5 cm

Provenance:

Northern Iran

Description:

The dish is so-called "Sari" ware (production probably local to the town of Sari). Sari pottery's characteristic decoration is the figure of a big bird and "lollipop" flowers.

Citation of this web page:

 "Dish" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;7;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 07

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