▪ potterylakabi also spelled Laqabi, also called Kāshān Ware,in Islāmic (Islamic arts) ceramics, a style of pottery associated with Kāshān, Persia (Iran), from about the middle of the 11th century until the end of the 14th century. The name (lakabi, “painted”) is a misnomer, actually referring to an incised design decorated with different coloured glazes separated by clay threads. Colours used were blue, yellow, purple, and green. Some lakabi wares were also made at Ar-Raqqah, on the Euphrates.
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