Animal-Spouted Pitcher, 9th-10th CenturyAlthough this is the only known buff ware pitcher with an animal-headed spout, the type occurs among differently glazed ceramic and metal pitchers of the same period. The decoration on the body of the pitcher includes a field of birds, perhaps peacocks, and other scattered motifs, as well as the yellow and green glazes typical of buff ware.

Animal-Spouted Pitcher, 9th-10th Century
Although this is the only known buff ware pitcher with an animal-headed spout, the type occurs among differently glazed ceramic and metal pitchers of the same period. The decoration on the body of the pitcher includes a field of birds, perhaps peacocks, and other scattered motifs, as well as the yellow and green glazes typical of buff ware.