Bowl with standing figure in coat with lapels and hanging sleeves or shawl, 10th Century, Nishapur, Iran
British Museum


Object type: bowl
Museum number: 1959,0413.2
Description: Bowl. Standing male figure holding a cup, flanked by a bird and rosettes. Made of white, aubergine slipware and glazed pottery.
Culture/period: Samanid dynasty
Date: 10th Century
Production place: Made in: Nishapur (Asia, Middle East, North East Iran, Khurasan (province))
Materials: pottery
Technique: slipped, glazed
Dimensions: Diameter: 5.87 inches
Curator's comments: Cf. A. Lane, Early Islamic Pottery (London 1947) fig.20.A.
Bibliography: Pinder-Wilson 1976b fig.286 (listed as 1959,0423.2)
Subjects: bird
Acquisition name: Purchased from: H Khan Moruf
Acquisition date: 1959
Department: Middle East
Registration number: 1959,0413.2
Source: British Museum
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