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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, potter, Egypt, Fustat

Collection:

Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Category:

earthenware

Name(s):

fragment
Islamic pottery
sgraffito

Date:

circa 1300 circa 1399

School/Style:

Mamluk

Period:

14th Century

Description:

earthenware, wheelthrown, coated in a cream slip and incised under a yellow glaze enhanced with areas of brown pigment

Find Spot:

Fustat, Egypt

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 3.5, cm
width, whole, 9, cm
diameter, base, 5.5, cm
weight, whole, 123, g

Acquisition:

given; 1919; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition Credit:

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Documentation:

Watson, Oliver. 2004. Ceramics from Islamic Lands.London: Thames & Hudson
Cf. rosette on interior base of sgraffito see Cat. R.18 (p. 411). Ref. on Mamluk sgraffito (pp. 411-414)

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

Cf. fig. 3 (p. 11). Ref.

Accession:

Object Number: C.4.17-1919
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 74809; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74809





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