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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:

Calligraphy bowl

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

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Date of Object:

Hegira 4th century / AD 10th century

Museum Inventory Number:

ISv/24

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Earthenware, white slip and black slip decoration under transparent glaze

Dimensions:

Height 8 cm, diameter 24 cm

Period / Dynasty

Samanid

Provenance:

Eastern Iran (Nishapur)

Description:

This bowl presents a reddish clay body coated with white slip to create a uniform background ornamented with elegant calligraphy carrying an auspicious message in black kufic script.

Citation of this web page:

 "Calligraphy bowl" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;8;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 08

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