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Beaker fragment

Beaker fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (probably)

  • Date:

    1250 - 1280 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilded and enamelled

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 85, shelf 3

Physical description

Body fragment of a beaker, gilded and enamelled: red enamel band on inside of beaker with exquisitely rendered floriated / geometric Kufic inscription on outside.

Place of Origin

Syria (probably)


1250 - 1280 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Gilded and enamelled

Marks and inscriptions

[Illegible inscription]


Height: 2.2 cm, Diameter: 2.4 cm

Descriptive line

Fragment of a beaker, probably Syria, 1250-1280


Gilded; Enamelled


Ceramics Collection

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