Object Place: Islamic World
Height x diameter: 4 x 5.8 cm (1 9/16 x 2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, painted over white slip under a transparent glaze.
Not On View
A small, bowl-shaped cup, decorated, without outlining, in four panels of solid runny yellow alternating with four triangular panels daubed in blue. There is a small design inside and at the base of the cup.
A small blue mark, perhaps an imitation of the Meissen crossed-swords mark, is found underneath.
1900, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 – d. 1935), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1900)
Denman Waldo Ross Collection