Medieval Bowl

Title

Medieval Bowl

Subject

Iranian Glazed Bowl

Description

Small conical bowl likely from Iran. It is highly decorated with a clear glaze and painted in brown-red and cobalt blue scrolling designs in alternating panels on the interior. The exterior is covered in its totality in cobalt blue. The base is footed. The ware is very fine. The bowl is broken in several places. Parts have been glued back together, or alternatively fixed with scotch tape. Date is probably 11th or 12th century.

Source

Iran

Date

Medieval

Original Format

Ceramic Bowl

Physical Dimensions

14.9 cm x 5.7 cm

Files

IMG_5101.jpg

Citation

“Medieval Bowl,” UBC CNERS Artifact Collections, accessed July 23, 2017, http://cnerscollections.omeka.net/items/show/127.