Date: 14th century
Geography: Attributed to Syria
Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze
Dimensions: H. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm)
Max. Diam. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.130
Underglaze painting in blue and black on a white stonepaste body is characteristic of Mamluk production in Syria. The main decoration on this jar is the large inscription in thuluth: "Lasting glory, increasing prosperity, and good fortune."