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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:

Vase

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/25

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Earthenware, white slip, black decoration under a transparent glaze

Dimensions:

Height 19 cm, diameter max 19 cm

Period / Dynasty

Samanid

Provenance:

Iran (Nishapur)

Description:

This small vase is an example of the elaborate production developed in the Eastern Iranian world. The vase has an elegant kufic character inscription – incomplete probably due to a restoration intervention – which bears, in its final part, a wish "In the name of God (for the) Blessing of its owner".

Citation of this web page:

 "Vase" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;9;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 09

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