Imitation Splashware Dish

Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under a transparent glaze (sgraffito ware) | 34.5in | 10th century

Unknown Artist

This dish’s decoration of concentric bands and gridded central roundel are typical of Nishapur splashware, and several other examples like this one were found during the excavations. Unusual, however, is the purplish-black glaze, which has disintegra...
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