Skip to main content

Sherds: C.18.14A-J-1948

An image of Sherds

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Imitation celadon pottery sherds. Various shades of green glaze, and different decoration styles. All have a coarse buff coloured body.
G) Has a rosette in relief, like a T'ang Dynasty piece
H) Part of a small lobed bowl.

Notes

History note: Excavated from Kom el Dik, Alexandria

Legal notes

Exchanged, from Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1948) by Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt

Dating

13th-14th Century
1200 CE - 1399 CE

Components of the work

C Length 10.2 cm Width 7.6 cm
J Length 10.5 cm Width 10.2 cm
H Length 3.4 cm Width 5.7 cm
E Length 6.7 cm Width 5.7 cm
F Length 7.3 cm Width 7.6 cm
A Length 7.6 cm Width 6.7 cm
I Length 7.9 cm Width 7 cm
D Length 7 cm Width 5.1 cm
B Length 8.6 cm Width 8.6 cm
G Length 9.2 cm Width 8.2 cm

Materials used in production

Pottery
Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing
Relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18.14A-J-1948
Primary reference Number: 72641
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sherds" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72641 Accessed: 2022-12-08 20:24:40

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72641 |title=Sherds |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-08 20:24:40|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-72641

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa12/C_18_14A_J_1948.jpg"
        alt="Sherds"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Sherds</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Sherds

Accession Number: ANE.19.1929

Sherds

Accession Number: C.18.14K-S-1948

Sherds

Accession Number: C.18.16A-F-1948

Sherds

Accession Number: C.18.14-1948

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...