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Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise

December 31, 799
Cleveland Art
Art and Calligraphy
Abbasid Caliphate




Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise 800s Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century Earthenware with overglaze-painted design Diameter of mouth: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Diameter of base: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.) Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1960.277 LOCATION 116 Islamic CITATIONS Neils, Jenifer. “The Twain Shall Meet.” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, vol. 72, no. 6, 1985, pp. 326–359. Reproduced: p. 351, fig. 47 EXHIBITION HISTORY Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Museum, "East-West in Art", June 22 thru October 15, 1966. Year in Review (1961). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (November 1-26, 1961). The Twain Shall Meet. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (October 30, 1985-January 5, 1986).

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Very good information.


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