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Sherd: C.4.13-1919

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware fragment, incised and carved through a cream slip under a yellow glaze

Wheel-thrown earthenware bowl fragment with a red body tone, incised and carved through a cream slip under a yellow glaze
Shape: base and part of foot ring and lower body of a straight-sided carinated bowl
Interior: incised through cream slip and coated with a yellow glaze, on the base a left-facing lion with right front paw raised, head in three-quarter view, and tail curved over its back is depicted on a carved ground and encircled by a double incised line, above an undecorated band, the bottom of a band of incised rounded decoration and dense spirals just visible above
Exterior: thinly applied yellow glaze over a thin layer of pinkish slip, terminating unevenly on the foot ring

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.2 cm
Weight: 209 g
Width: 16.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Egypt ⪼ Egypt

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

13th Century, Late-14th Century
Circa 1250 CE - Circa 1399 CE

School or Style

Mamluk

Components of the work

Exterior Body composed of slip ( pinkish) glaze ( yellow)
Interior composed of slip ( pinkish) glaze ( yellow)
Foot Ring Diameter 8 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Wheel-thrown earthenware bowl fragment with a red body tone, incised and carved through a cream slip under a yellow glaze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.13-1919
Primary reference Number: 74801
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 4 July 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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