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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, potter, Egypt

Collection:

Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Category:

earthenware

Name(s):

fragment
Islamic pottery; category
lustre ware; category

Date:

circa 1000 circa 1099

School/Style:

Fatimid

Period:

11th Century

Description:

earthenware, wheel thrown, on the interior coated in white glaze painted in lustre

Find Spot:

Fustat

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 2, cm
width, whole, 10, cm
diameter, base, 8.7, cm
weight, whole, 109, 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 design see Cat.JA.8 (LNS 975 Cb, p. 280). 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. fragment with similar bird design surrounded by scrolling vegetation see Fig. 553 (p. 250). Ref. on Fatimid lustre

Accession:

Object Number: C.4.45-1919
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 74872; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/74872





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