Ceramic Plate with the Inscription Bismillah

Islamic
2007
Wasmaa Chorbachi (American (born in Egypt) 1943)


Dimensions

Ceramics: 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

2008.283

Medium or Technique

Porcelain body under matte white glaze with black, dark royal blue and gold luster decoration

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Porcelain plate, made at the Ceramics Program Studio- Harvard University. Arabic letters forming the word “Bismillah” (“In the name of god).

Provenance

2007, by the artist at Ceramic Studio, Office for the Arts, Harvard University; 2008, sold by the artist to the MFA.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

Copyright

Wasmaa copyright