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Bottle fragment

Bottle fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (probably)

  • Date:

    mid 13th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilded and enamelled

  • Museum number:

    C.119J-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 85, shelf 1, box C

Physical description

Fragment of a bottle body, gold painted arabesque and foliated scrolls with designs in white, blue, yellow, red and green enamel. Possibly part of inscription band (Naskhi in red enamel) similar to bottle in Detroit Institute of Arts (30.416), illustrated in Atil Art of the Mamluks, 1981, p 131, no. 50.

Place of Origin

Syria (probably)

Date

mid 13th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Gilded and enamelled

Marks and inscriptions

[Illegible inscription]
Naskhi

Dimensions

Height: 3.4 cm, Diameter: 2.8 cm

Descriptive line

Fragment of a bottle (?), probably Syria, 1240-1260

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Atil Art of the Mamluks, 1981, p 131, no. 50.

Techniques

Gilded; Enamelled; Painted

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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