Asian Art

Bowl of Samarra Type

8th century

Pottery, luster painted on opaque white glaze

2 1/16 x 4 5/16 in. (5.2 x 10.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.19
Culture: 
Islamic, Mesopotamian, Iraqi
Period: 
Abbasid period (749–1258)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Moore Collection #207; Asia Institute; Arthur Pope -- Phyllis Ackerman Collection (catalogue for 1940 exhibition)

Bibliography: 

Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Iranian Institue, 1940), 155, no. 14c.

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