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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

Date:

circa 1000 circa 1099

School/Style:

Fatimid

Period:

12th Century

Description:

fritware, wheel thrown, coated in a turquoise glaze painted with lustre

Find Spot:

Fustat, Egypt

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 10.4, cm
width, whole, 9.3, cm
diameter, rim, 16, cm
weight, whole, 96, 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. 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.4.41-1919
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 74862; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2012-10-05)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74862





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