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Bowl with horseman, 10th Century, Nishapur, Iran
Victoria and Albert Museum
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Place of origin: Eastern Iran, probably Neyshabur (Nishapur)
Date: 10th century
Materials and Techniques: Earthenware underglaze painted in slip and pigment ("buff-ware")
Dimensions. Diameter: 21.2 cm, Height: 7.3 cm
Description: Earthenware bowl with a depiction of a horseman, Eastern Iran (probably Nishapur), 900-1000.
The vivid horse rider was painted with black slip and coloured washes directly on to the earthenware body.
Earthenware painted under a transparent glaze.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.
Museum number: C.294-1987
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