Description In Arab countries and Muslim realms in the Mediterranean region, artistic innovation flourished in the 9th-14th centuries. Lusterware was among the most original development of Arab potters, who mixed silver sulfides and copper oxides to create a shiny, metallic sheen on the surface of glazed earthenware vessels, such as this bowl.
|9/27/1982||Treatment||stabilized; cleaned; loss compensation; reconstructed|
|9/06/2001||Treatment||coated; loss compensation; repaired|
Provenance Estate of D.G. Kelekian; Walters Art Museum, 1951, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1951
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