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Strainer

Strainer

  • Place of origin:

    Fostat (found)

  • Date:

    12th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with cut and pierced decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Vernon Wethered, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.905-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 8

Physical description

Strainer of buff fritware with cut and pierced decoration. Geometrical design decorated with a wavy line against a background of lozenge shaped piercings.

Place of Origin

Fostat (found)

Date

12th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with cut and pierced decoration

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Width: 8.9 cm

Object history note

Object found in excavations in Fostat.

Descriptive line

Strainer of buff fritware with cut and pierced decoration, found at Fostat, 12th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Pierced

Subjects depicted

Lozenge; Wavy

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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