Bowl with Peacock Motif
Arts of the Islamic World
On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
Wasters, or ceramic products damaged during the firing process and therefore discarded as waste near the original kilns. Excavations by the Ottoman Imperial Museum in 1906 and 1908, by chance conducted near the thirteenth-century kilns, most likely exposed the buried wasters.
Ceramic; fritware, painted in luster on a transparent glaze with touches of cobalt blue under the glaze
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl L. Selden
Prior to 1978, provenance not yet documented; May 1978, purchased at Sotheby's New York "Antiquities and Islamic Art", lot 251, by Carl L. Selden and Florence Barstock Selden (Mrs. Carl L. Selden); June 14, 1978, gift of Carl L. Selden and Florence Barstock Selden to the Brooklyn Museum.
Bowl with Peacock Motif, ca. 1200–1230. Ceramic; fritware, painted in luster on a transparent glaze with touches of cobalt blue under the glaze, 4 1/8 x 14 3/16 in. (10.5 x 36 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl L. Selden, 78.81. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 78.81_PS11.jpg)
overall, 78.81_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2022
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