EARTHENWARE DISH PAINTED BLUE WITH SPLASHES OF GREEN AND YELLOW

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Cleveland Art
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Art and Calligraphy
Abbasid Caliphate

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DESCRIPTION

Earthenware Dish Painted Blue with Splashes of Green and Yellow
830-900

Iraq, Basra, Abbasid period, 9th Century
Earthenware with overglaze-painted design

Diameter: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

The Worcester R. Warner Collection 1915.304

DESCRIPTION
This dish displays two great technological advances of the ninth century: the invention of opaque white glaze (imitating Chinese porcelain) and painting in colbalt blue.

PROVENANCE

?-1915
(Dikran G. Kelekian [1867-1951], New York, NY, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art)

1915-
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

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