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ca. 1200 -1220
Thrown fritware

2 15/16 x 6 11/16 x 1/8 in. (7.5 x 17 x 0.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.5.1
Geography: Asia, Iran
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bowls
Culture/Nationality: Seljuk
Collection: Wilber Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • bowls - Rounded, cuplike, hollow parts of objects, such as the body of a stemmed vessel or the part of a pipe in which tobacco is burned.
  • bowls - Rounded vessels that are generally wider than they are high, usually hemispherical or nearly so. A bowl may have a spreading base or foot ring and sometimes two handles or a cover. Distinguished from a cup, which is rather deep than wide.
  • ceramic ware - Visual works made of ceramic, especially art works in the form of sculptures, vessels, and other decorative and utilitarian objects made of bone china, porcelain, or stoneware. For the general classification of anything made of ceramic, use "ceramic (object genre)."
  • Seljuk
  • vessels - Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Iranica: Modes of Transmission , Sep 1, 2005 – Dec 15, 2005

Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • Yasser Tabbaa, "Bronze Shapes in Iranian Ceramics of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries." Muqarnas 4 (1987): 100.

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