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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Ar-Raqqah (made)

  • Date:

    1200-50 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted under the glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Charles Marling

  • Museum number:

    C.109-1909

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jar of greyish-white fritware, inverted pear-shaped with a short cylindrical neck and everted rim with a pair of underglaze painted turquoise-blue bands on the body. Fragments from other vessels are embedded in the shoulder.

Place of Origin

Ar-Raqqah (made)

Date

1200-50 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted under the glaze

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm, Diameter: 10.8 cm

Object history note

Found on the side of an old kiln at Ar-Raqqah.

Descriptive line

Jar of greyish-white fritware, inverted pear-shaped with a short cylindrical neck and everted rim; Syria (Raqqa), 1200-1250.

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

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, Raqqa Revisited: Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art; New Haven : Yale University Press, 2006), cat. no. W63, p. 70.

Production Note

inventory

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Mottled

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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