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Beaker fragment

Beaker fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (probably)

  • Date:

    Late 13th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilded and enamelled.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 85, shelf 3

Physical description

Fragment of a beaker body and rim, braiding below rim in gold paint and red enamel, below a frieze of same, band of insciption in Naskhi executed in white enamel outline in red, infilled with blue.

Place of Origin

Syria (probably)


Late 13th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Gilded and enamelled.

Marks and inscriptions

[Illegible inscription]
decoration; Floriated Kufic


Height: 4.2 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm

Descriptive line

Fragment of a beaker, probably Syria, 1260-1280


Ceramics Collection

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