Terracotta Ewer - LO.840, Origin: Central Asia, Circa: 900 AD to 1200 AD, Dimensions: 11" (27.9cm) high x 7.8" (19.8cm) wide, Collection: Near Eastern, Style: Early Islamic, Medium: Terracotta. The oblong unglazed body richly decorated with applied roundels and tear-shaped plaques against a stamped background. Elongated upright spout and neck again featuring applied ceramic round shells. The body material, shapes and decorations of unglazed wares hardly changed over the centuries and seem to present features which were found over large areas, from Syria to Iran and Afghanistan.
Ancient Near East