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Maker:

Unknown

Collection:

Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Category:

fritware (stonepaste)

Name(s):

fragment
Islamic pottery; category
lustre ware; category

Date:

circa 1100 circa 1199

School/Style:

Fatimid

Period:

12th Century

Description:

fritware, wheel made, covered with a turquoise glaze painted in lustre

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. similar sherd with turquoise glaze and lustre decoration see Cat.Ja.10. Ref. on Fatimid lustre (pp. 272-283)

Philon, Helen. 1980. Early Islamic Ceramics: Ninth to Late Twelfth Centuries (Benaki Museum, Athens).London: Islamic Art Publications SA
Cf. similar sherd with turquoise glaze and lustre decoration see Plate XXVII (p. 239)

Accession:

Object Number: C.4.40-1919
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 74860; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2012-10-05)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74860





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