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Materials: stonepaste ware, painted in black under a green-tinged transparent glaze
Dimensions: 25.2 x 16.2cm
Accession Number: POT 2
This baluster jar bears an elegant inscription, reading ‘Piety is the driving force of soldiers, not drink or time’, on a dotted ground.
E.J. Grube et al, Cobalt and Lustre. The First Centuries of Islamic Pottery, The Nasser D Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, volume IX, London 1994, cat.337, p.293.
J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.136, p.117.