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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Ar-Raqqah (made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with decoration painted under a clear glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.765-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 6, box 1

Physical description

Dish of fritware with decoration painted in blue and black under a clear glaze. Within a border of arabesques is a symmetrical design of two parrots facing one another on either side of a stem with formal lotus flowers.

Place of Origin

Ar-Raqqah (made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with decoration painted under a clear glaze

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 26 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of fritware with decoration painted under a clear glaze, Ar-Raqqah, 13th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Soustiel, Jean. La céramique islamique. Le guide du connaisseur. Fribourg, Office du Livre, 1985. ISBN 2-8264-0002-9. Pl. 154, p. 134
Lane, Arthur. Early Islamic Pottery. London: Faber and Faber, 1947. 52p., ill. Pp. 44-5, plate 79B

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Stem; Lotus flowers; Parrot; Arabesque

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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