The Profession of Faith (Al Shahada)

Iraqi-American
1994
Wasmaa Chorbachi (American (born in Egypt) 1943)


Place of Creation: Cambridge, MA, USA

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 42.7 cm (2 3/4 x 16 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.107

Medium or Technique

Porcelain with matte glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Asia, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Porcelain

Plate with rippled edge, impressed with the words of the Shahada: “There is no deity but God and Muhammad is the messenger of God”

Signed

Yes

Provenance

2002, sold by the artist to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 24, 2002)

Credit Line

Asiatic Deaccession Fund

Copyright

Wasmaa copyright