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  • Place of origin:

    Syria (probably)

  • Date:

    Lte 13th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilded and enamelled

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 85, shelf 3, box C

Physical description

Fragment of a beaker or bottle neck, band of now faded gold painted Naskhi inscription against field of red enamel paintd on the inside. Below is an inscription in Naskhi rendered in gold paint outlined in red enamel against a blue enamel background or 'infill'. Iridescence due to weathering.

Place of Origin

Syria (probably)


Lte 13th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Gilded and enamelled

Marks and inscriptions

[Illegible inscription]


Height: 4.2 cm, Diameter: 3.2 cm

Descriptive line

Fragment of a beaker or bottle, probably Syria, , 1260-1280, C.117 i-1947


Gilded; Enamelled


Ceramics Collection

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