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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Raqqa (probably, made)

  • Date:

    12th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware covered with a clear glaze and painted in brown lustre

  • Museum number:

    C.770-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 7

Physical description

Jar, fritware, of compressed ovoid shape with ribbed sides and short spout, the ribs painted in a brown-black with arabesques in panels and covered with a clear glaze and painted in brown lustre.

Place of Origin

Raqqa (probably, made)

Date

12th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware covered with a clear glaze and painted in brown lustre

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Diameter: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Jar of fritware in the form of a ribbed melon with a small mouth and foot, covered with a clear glaze and painted in brown lustre, probably Ar-Raqqah, 12th century.

Materials

Fritware; Lustre

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Ribbed; Arabesques

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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