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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 1000 circa 1099

School/Style:

Fatimid

Period:

11th Century

Description:

Fritware, wheel thrown, coated in a white glaze painted in lustre

Find Spot:

Fustat, Egypt

Technique(s):

throwing; wheel
glazing

Material(s):

fritware
glaze
lustre

Dimension(s):

height, 15.2, cm
length, 15.8, cm

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 lustre sherds see Cat.Ja.8, LNS 976 Cj, LNS 976Ci (p. 281). Ref. on Fatimid lustre (pp. 272-283)

Part Of:

C.4-1919

Accession:

Object Number: C.4.43-1919
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 74868; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2015-10-07)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74868





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