Syria, Raqqa, Ayyubid art, 13th century
Siliceous ceramic with painted metallic lustre decoration on a lavender blue glaze. An inscription with high stems stands out on a background of palmettes in a circular medallion. Condition: fractures and small blockages. Small missing pieces.
Diameter : 15 cm; H. : 2,5 cm
Collection of the Ambassador B.
The lavender blue color of this bowl is rare among Syrian production, as Raqqa ceramics are most often covered with a colorless or turquoise glaze. Expert L.S.