Artist Islamic, Iranian
  • Silhouette Ware Jug
Date late 12th century
Medium Composite body, glazed, slip-carved
Dimensions Overall (diam of rim): 5 1/4 × 3 1/8 inches (13.3 × 7.9 cm)
Overall (diam of body): 5 7/8 inches (14.9 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 30.320
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: Everlasting power and superabundant prosperity and triumphant victory[?], happiness and perpetuity to [the owner?] [translation by: Sheila Canby, Islamic Department, British Museum, 1992.]
(Havemeyer Sale, Anderson Galleries);
1930-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 13, no. 4 (1932): pp. 55, (ill.).