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Bowl with a Figure on Horseback, 10th-11th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia.
Louvre, MAO 402, Paris.


A larger image of this Bowl with a Figure on Horseback, 10th-11th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia, Louvre, MAO 402, Paris

Grande coupe au cavalier
Céramique engobée et peinte sous glaçure. Cet objet est caractéristique du type de céramique buffware rencontré dans le Khorasan : le décor y est dessiné à l'aide d'un pigment noir sur une pâte de couleur chamois. L'objet est ensuite coloré avec du jaune et du vert, quelquefois avec du rouge.
Louvre MAO 402

Large Bowl with Cavalryman
Ceramic engobed (coated with a clay slip) and painted underglaze. This object is characteristic of the type of buffware ceramic encountered in Khorasan: the decoration is drawn with a black pigment on a buff-colored paste. The object is then colored with yellow and green, sometimes with red.
Louvre MAO 402

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