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MAO Museum of Oriental Art
Hegira 4th–5th century / AD 10th–11th century
Earthenware, white slip, underglaze polychrome decoration
Height 7.5 cm, diameter max 37.5 cm
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.
"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