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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Ar-Raqqah (made)

  • Date:

    1200-1250 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed fritware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Charles Marling

  • Museum number:

    C.119-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 6, box 6

Physical description

Biconical bowl of glazed fritware. Decoration on interior of bowl is difficult to ascertain due to heavy iridescence. Exterior decoration consists of a single circular band. Vessel is warped. There is one large loss and a small triangular fissure in wall of vessel.

Place of Origin

Ar-Raqqah (made)

Date

1200-1250 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed fritware, painted

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Diameter: 23.2 cm

Descriptive line

Biconical bowl of glazed fritware; 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. W87, p. 83.

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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