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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, potter, Egypt, Fustat

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

earthenware

Name(s):

fragment
Islamic pottery; category
sgraffito

Other Name:

sherd

Date:

circa 1300 circa 1399

School/Style:

Mamluk

Period:

14th Century

Description:

earthenware, wheel thrown, coated in a slip and incised under an amber glaze enchanced with two shades of brown

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 4.8, cm
width, whole, 9.1, cm
diameter, base, 5.8, cm
weight, whole, 147, g

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1928; Glaisher, J.W.L., Dr

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed by Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher, 1928

Documentation:

Rackham, Bernard. 1935 (reprinted Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1987). Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection of Pottery and Porcelain in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 255
Publ. Vol. I, p. 255, no. 1995

Watson, Oliver. 2004. Ceramics from Islamic Lands.London: Thames & Hudson
Cf. sgraffito sherds see Cat. R.21. Ref. (pp. 413-4)

Walker, Bethany J.. Ceramic Evidence for Political Transformations in Early Mamluk Egypt.
Source Title: Mamluk Studies Review 8 1 (2004) : 1-114

Ref.

Accession:

Object Number: C.1995-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 72944; input: 2004-03-11; modified: 2012-10-05)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72944





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