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Goblet

Goblet

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (probably, made)

  • Date:

    13th century or 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with incised decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Bought

  • Museum number:

    C.130-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 33, shelf 7

Physical description

Hemispherical cup on a small spreading foot. Red earthenware body covered with a white slip and pale greenish glaze. The exterior decorated with a band of alternating trangular motifs in white slip on the clay ground. Decoration on the interior is carved through the slip and consists of a central checquerboard from which radiate six pointed lozenges containing a foliate motif between which are circular lozenges with spiky edges.

Place of Origin

Greece (probably, made)

Date

13th century or 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with incised decoration

Dimensions

Height: 8.6 cm taken from Register, Width: 12.2 cm taken from Register

Descriptive line

Red earthenware covered with a white slip and with incised decoration under a pale greenish glaze. Byzantine, 13th or 14th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Incising

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Slipware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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