Ayyubid Rider on Bowl, 13th Century


Source: Museum With No Frontiers
Hegira 7th / AD 13th century, Ayyubid
Stone-paste ceramic painted with brown, blue, green and red underglaze
The British Museum, London, United Kingdom
The colourful decoration of the horseman on this ceramic bowl imitates a type of ceramic that originated in Iran. Enamelled ceramics, or mina'i ware, were exported from Iran to Syria, where potters imitated the style using underglaze painting rather than enamels.



Ayyubid Horse-Archer on a bowl, Louvre, 1st half of the 13th century
Ayyubid Hunter on an Incense-burner or Hand-warmer, 3rd quarter of 13th Century




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