|Description||This turquoise terracotta bowl shows two birds with spread wings, separated by two quatrefoils on a plum ground. In this example decoration was applied onto the pot, painted in black slip under a turquoise glaze to create a silhouette effect. Large birds, animals, and fabulous creatures form the bulk of the imagery from this period. Iran, 800 AD - 1000 AD|
|Dimensions||H-3.75 Dia-8.25 inches|
|Year Range from||800|
|Year Range to||1000|
10th century AD
9th century AD
|Exhibition and Publication History||
*"Queens College Art Collection," 1960, #210.
*"The Artist's Menagerie," Queens Museum, 1974, #15, illus.
*The Grandeur of Islamic Art in Image and Object, GTM, February 13 - May 31, 2007. Lisa Brody, Co-Curator.
*"Interwoven Worlds: Exploring Domestic and Nomadic Life in Turkey," GTM at Flushing Town Hall, March 9-April 29, 2012. A. Winter, A. Bauer, Curators.