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  • Place of origin:


  • Date:

    12th century

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, incised, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G. F. Reitlinger

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment from a bowl, pale reddish earthenware, with incised foliate scrollwork, covered in a clear glaze of amber colour.

Place of Origin



12th century

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, incised, glazed


Length: 4 1/4 in, Width: 3 in

Object history note

Gift of Gerald Reitlinger. 49 Glebe Place, Chelsea, SW.

Gerald Roberts Reitlinger (1900-1978) was an art historian, who in 1930-1, was part of an archaeological excavation at Kish in the Near East financed by the Field Museum, Chicago and in 1932 at Al-Hirah, financed by Oxford.

Descriptive line

Fragment, earthenware, with incised design with amber glaze; Iran, 12th century. Found at Kish, Iraq.


Ceramics Collection

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