Historical period(s)
Samanid period, 10th century
Medium
Earthenware painted over transparent glaze
Dimensions
Diam: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran or Afghanistan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1953.70
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Afghanistan, earthenware, Iran, Samanid period (819 - 1005), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Abol F. Fotouhi

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 10, p. 32-33.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 65.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Islamic Art and Archaeology: Collected Papers. Berlin. pp. 331-384.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. The "Wade Cup" in the Cleveland Museum of Art: Its Origin and Decorations. vol. 2 Washington and Ann Arbor. p. 360, fig. 10.
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 266.
  • Treasure House of the Middle East. vol. 8, no. 19 Beirut, May 9, 1957. p. 10.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum