Medicine bowl

Omani pottery: Crudely made Jar with flat bottom
  • Description

 

Common Omani pottery: Crudely made bowl with flat base. Reddish impure clay, darkened outside.Height 10 cm. Diameter 18 cm.

 

 

Antique Omani Pottery

Antique Omani Pottery

Arab name: "Muq ´ah wa safan"

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Probably made in the town of Mahyah in Northern Oman. Purchased in the Nizwa souq early 1980´s.

 References:
  1. Craft heritage of Oman Neil Richardson & Maria Dorr Part two p 431 (modern pottery)