Bowl with Kufic Calligraphy
The Arabic inscription reads, "Planning before work protects from regrets; patience is the key to comfort."
- Medium: Ceramic; earthenware, painted in brown slip on a white slip ground under a transparent glaze
- Geographical Locations:
- Dates: 10th century
- Dimensions: 5 1/16 x 16 3/4 in. (12.9 x 42.5 cm)
- Inscriptions: Arabic inscription in Kufic script: "Planning before work protects from regrets; patience is the key to comfort."
- Collection: Arts of the Islamic World
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 2F66 Interim Storage, Shelf 203
- Accession Number: 86.227.8
- Image: 86.227.8_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2006
Large bowl with flaring sides. Ceramic, transparent colorless glaze, brown slip, white englobe, buff earthenware body. Huge Kufic characters form with center rosette the interior design, outside plain.