Object Place: Middle East, Byzantine
Overall: 9.5 x 20.6 cm (3 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Gray clay. Lead glazed inside and outer rim. Decorated in scraffiato with stylized quadrupeds with elongated intertwining necks. Design, as well as cream, brown and green color of glaze have best parallels in scraffiato fragments found in Constantinople and Anatolia.
1966, sold by Ziya Sofu through Hermann Rosenberg, Ars Antiqua, A.G., Lucerne, to the MFA for $1000. (Accession Date: November 4, 1966)
Seth K. Sweetser Fund