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Fragment: C.4.41-1919

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Potter)

Description

Fritware, wheel thrown, coated in a turquoise glaze painted with lustre

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.4 cm
Weight: 96 g
Width: 9.3 cm

Relative size of this object

9.3 cm10.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Fustat ⪼ Egypt ⪼ North Africa

Find spot

  • Fustat, Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

12th Century
Circa 1000 CE - Circa 1099 CE

School or Style

Fatimid

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 16 cm

Materials used in production

Lustre Fritware Glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing Glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.41-1919
Primary reference Number: 74862
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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