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Blue and White Bowl with Kufic Inscription

Arts of the Islamic World

MEDIUM Ceramic; earthenware, painted in cobalt blue on an opaque white glaze.
  • Place Made: Iraq
  • DATES 9th century
    DYNASTY Abbasid
    PERIOD Abbasid Period
    DIMENSIONS height: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); diameter: 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Ernest Erickson
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Blue and White Bowl with Kufic Inscription, 9th century. Ceramic; earthenware, painted in cobalt blue on an opaque white glaze., height: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); diameter: 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ernest Erickson, 74.195. Creative Commons-BY
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