Description Ceramic vessels from early medieval Nishapur were frequently decorated with proverbs or short sayings in Arabic. The proverb here, written in two parts, may be interpreted as: "The loyal person is the most praiseworthy."
Provenance H. Khan Monif, New York [no. 2052]; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1955, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Translation] The loyal person is the most praiseworthy
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund, 1955
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