Bowl with Blessings
Arts of the Islamic World
The Arabic word for “blessing,” baraka, is repeated three times on this bowl.
Ceramic; earthenware, painted in black slip and green and yellow pigments under a transparent glaze
2 13/16 x 7 1/2 in. (7.1 x 19.1 cm)
Base (diam): 4 in. (10.2 cm) (show scale)
In Arabic, in three rosettes, "baraka" (blessing)
Read by Caitlin McKenna
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson
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Bowl with Blessings, 10th century. Ceramic; earthenware, painted in black slip and green and yellow pigments under a transparent glaze, 2 13/16 x 7 1/2 in. (7.1 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson, 73.94.3. Creative Commons-BY
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