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Sherd

Sherd

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)
    Old Cairo (excavated)

  • Date:

    618-906 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, incised, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Vernon Wethered

  • Museum number:

    C.838-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sherd of a bowl of grey stoneware, with decoration incised under a greyish-green celadon glaze. In the middle is a formal flower in a medallion; outside is a pattern of radial lotus-petals.

Place of Origin

China (made)
Old Cairo (excavated)

Date

618-906 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, incised, glazed

Dimensions

Width: 14.6 cm

Object history note

Found at Fostat.

Descriptive line

Sherd of a bowl, grey stoneware with incised decoration under celadon glaze, China, Tang dynasty (618-906)

Production Note

Inventory

Materials

Stoneware; Celadon

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Lotus petal; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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