bowl (containers)

Bowl with a footring, made from buff clay. It is decorated on the interior with a central scene of a throned figure with two attendants, surrounded by two circular bands. The exterior is sectioned, with an inscription between two red lines. The decoration is in red, blue and turquoise pigment, covered in a crackle glaze. It has been broken and heavily repaired.

Label: Old display label, white with printed black text: 'Bowl / Iran, 13th century AD / 19.3.62/1'.

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