Polylobate bowl

Unknown12th century AD - 13th century AD

Museo d'Arte Orientale

Museo d'Arte Orientale
Torino, Italy

Seljuk production reached its height with the mina’ì ware, obtained using the technique of painting enamel over glaze. This polylobate cup is decorated in the centre by two horsemen surrounded by seated figures. The external wall of the cup is ornamented with a cursive inscription in balck-brown.

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  • Title: Polylobate bowl
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 12th century AD - 13th century AD
  • Location Created: Kashan, Iran
  • Physical Dimensions: w9.8 x h20.6 cm
  • Object Hegira dates: 6th-7th century
  • Key-words: Ceramic, frit, Seljuk
  • Dynasties: Seljuk
  • Type: Vessels
  • Rights: All Rights Reserved - MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale, Turin
  • Medium: Frit body, enamelled overglaze painting