Artist Islamic, Iranian
Title
  • Bowl inscribed "Blessing"
Date 10th century
Medium Underglaze-painted earthenware with white slip
Dimensions Overall (object): 3 3/8 × 8 7/16 inches (8.6 × 21.4 cm)
Including base: 8 1/4 × 8 7/16 × 6 5/8 inches (21 × 21.4 × 16.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund and Dr. and Mrs. Arthur R. Bloom Fund
Accession Number 1990.297
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: Baraka (translated: blessing).
from (Nishapur, north-east Iran).
(Spink and Sons Ltd., London, England);
1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Selected recent acquisitions," Bulletin of the DIA 66, no. 4. 1991, p. 48, (ill).