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Three Varieties of Twelve Birds, Four Long-horned Ibex, and Four Mythical Quadrupeds with Floral and Calligraphic Motifs on a Bowl, 9th century - 10th century
Nishapur, Iran
Buff clay body with dark brown slip and yellow, green and clear glazes, DIAM: 9 3/8 in, H: 2 7/8 in
Purchase 1970 John J. O'Neill Bequest Fund  70.16
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Alternate Title: Bowl with Animal and Foliate Motifs and "Barak" (Blessings) in Kufic Script

Inscriptions:
Inscribed: Blessings (barak)

Exhibition History:
"Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time & Place", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (February 12 - May 15, 2016).

"Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture", Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, Utah, 2/24/2012 - 9/29/2012, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, 11/2/2012 - 1/13/2013

Keywords: Bowl, Ceramic