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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, potter, Egypt, Fustat

Collection:

Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Category:

fritware (stonepaste)

Name(s):

fragment
Islamic pottery; category
lustre ware; category

Date:

circa 1100 1199

School/Style:

Fatimid

Period:

12th Century

Description:

fritware, wheel thrown, coated in a bluish white glaze painted with lustre which is incised with patterns

Find Spot:

Fustat, Egypt

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. fritware bowl painted in lustre with incised patterns see Cat. Ja.9 (p. 282). Ref. on Fatimid lustre (pp. 272-283)

Accession:

Object Number: C.4.39-1919
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 74858; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2012-10-05)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74858





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