Aug 6, 2012
Aug 6, 2012

Luster Bowl with Ibex

Luster Bowl with Ibex


Earthenware with luster-painted design

Overall: 9.6 x 24.7 cm (3 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1944.477



The expensive and unpredictable luster technique was transmitted by Iraqi potters to the more prosperous Fatimid court in Cairo where it flourished from around 1000 until about 1171.

See also
Islamic Art
Islamic Art
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