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Green fritware dish, Ayyubid Dynasty

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An image of Islamic Pottery. Dish. Monochrome glazed ware. Tazza or dish comprising circular shallow dish with everted rim, sitting on a high foot ring with slightly flaring profile. Carved decoration fills the interior and is covered with a crazed, translucent green glaze. The pattern on the rim incorporates repeating diamond pattern alternating with scalloped line which is separated from the principal decorative theme by two parallel concentric lines. A carved repeating and curving arabesque pattern forms a circular frieze on the body. A quatrefoil rosette fills the base. Buff fritware, wheel thrown, with carved decoration and a translucent green glaze, height, whole, 6.9 cm, width, whole, 20.3 cm, diameter, rim, 20.3 cm, diameter, base, 8.7 cm, weight, whole, 409 g, circa 1100-1300. Ayyubid Dynasty. Syrian.

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Islamic Pottery. Dish. Monochrome glazed ware. Tazza or dish comprising circular shallow dish with everted rim, sitting on a high foot ring with slightly flaring profile. Carved decoration fills the interior and is covered with a crazed, translucent green glaze. The pattern on the rim incorporates repeating diamond pattern alternating with scalloped line which is separated from the principal decorative theme by two parallel concentric lines. A carved repeating and curving arabesque pattern forms a circular frieze on the body. A quatrefoil rosette fills the base. Buff fritware, wheel thrown, with carved decoration and a translucent green glaze, height, whole, 6.9 cm, width, whole, 20.3 cm, diameter, rim, 20.3 cm, diameter, base, 8.7 cm, weight, whole, 409 g, circa 1100-1300. Ayyubid Dynasty. Syrian.

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  • Accession Number: C.504-1991
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 742 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 335.40kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2013:11:01 13:04:35

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12th Century 13th Century Ayyubid Dynasty cup dish Fitz_AA fritware glazed green Islamic Medieval pottery stonepaste Syrian tazza thrown Turkish

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