Artist Islamic, Iranian
  • Bowl
Date between 1000 and 1100
Medium Underglaze-painted earthenware with white slip
Dimensions Overall: 3 1/4 × 10 1/4 inches (8.3 × 26 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund and General Endowment Fund
Accession Number 77.27
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, repeating: [transliteration: Al-Birr [translated: Piety (or reverence)]]
Matossian Collection.
(Charles Dikran Kelekian);
1977-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Peck, Elsie H. "Decorative Arts from Persia," Bulletin of the DIA 56, no. 3. pp. 188f (ill.).