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Two-handled Jug, 13th century

  • Islamic, Syrian

Ceramic, composite body; overglaze luster-painted and underglaze painted

  • Overall: 10 × 8 1/8 inches (25.4 × 20.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

25.55

Department

Islamic Art

  • Underglazing
  • Cobalt blue
  • Glaze
  • Ceramic
  • Composite material
  • Inscriptions
  • Jug
  • Overglazed
  • Floral motifs
  • Rakka
  • Dragons

(Daniel Z. Noorian, New York, New York, USA)

1925-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Peck, Elsie H. "Like the Light of the Sun: Islamic Luster-Painted Caramics," Bulletin of the DIA 71, no. 1/2 (1997): p. 23, p. 31, pl. 19 (ill.).

Islamic, Syrian, Two-handled Jug, 13th century, ceramic, composite body; overglaze luster-painted and underglaze painted. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 25.55.