Aquamanile, turquoise with over-glaze design in black.

Aquamanile (Ram-shaped Ewer), 13th-14th century

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Although round ceramic sculpture is relatively rare in Islamic art, decorated figures in both metal and ceramic ware were popular in Iran and Turkey during Seljuk rule. The bull shape, shown here in two examples, was the most common, but camel, ram, and lion-shaped vessels have survived as well.

Details
Title
Aquamanile (Ram-shaped Ewer)
Role
Artist
Dimension
7 in. (17.78 cm)
Accession Number
50.46.451
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Aquamanile, turquoise with over-glaze design in black.