Bowl, 10th century

  • Islamic, Iraqi

Luster-painted, tin-glazed, earthenware

  • Overall: 11 × 3 inches (27.9 × 7.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund


(Hagop Kevorkian [1872-1962], New York, New York, USA)

1945-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat., Iranian Institute. New York City, 1940, p. 156. Ettinghausen, R. "Notes on the Lustreware of Spain," Ars Orientalis, vol. 1 (1945): p. 134, (fig. 5), pl. 1. Caiger-Smith, Alan. Lustre Pottery. London, 1985, p. 33, ill. 11 [described as "showing a camel with a banner, carrying the qubbah, or shrine containing a sacred object."].

Islamic, Iraqi, Bowl, 10th century, luster-painted, tin-glazed, earthenware. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 25.44.