Qashan Bowls from Excavations in the Centre of the Golden Horde City of Azak Cover Image

Кашинные чаши из раскопок в центре золотоордынского Азака
Qashan Bowls from Excavations in the Centre of the Golden Horde City of Azak

Author(s): Nikita I. Iudin
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Middle Ages, 13th to 14th Centuries
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»
Keywords: Golden Horde; Azak; 14th century; Iran; Qashan pottery; lustre-ware; cobalt blue painting; floral and geometrical ornament; rice-grain-like decor
Summary/Abstract: The article contains data about three Qashan bowls excavated in Golden Horde city of Azak. These bowls are characterized by good preservation and are dated by the second half of the fourteenth century. Among them: luster painted bowl, cobalt-blue painted bowl, bowl with a rice-grain-like décor and cobalt blue painting. Vessels contain ornaments created by Iranian potters, with the influence of Chinese textile and toreutics. Pottery, produced in Iran with the same technology of decoration is known among the materials of several Golden Horde and foreign cities. Luster painted bowls are the first example of such a kind of pottery that originates from a complex dated by the 2nd half of the 14th century. Cobalt-blue painted bowl, bowl with rice-grain-like décor and cobalt blue painting is the most well-preserved sample of such bowls, ever excavated in Azak.

  • Page Range: 491-497
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Russian