Dish with central six-pointed star and concentric bands of geometric decoration

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Details

  • Title

    Dish with central six-pointed star and concentric bands of geometric decoration

  • Associated place

    Syria (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 14th century - early 15th century
    Mamluk Period (1250 - 1517)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8 cm (height)
    34 cm (diameter)
    at foot 10.7 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.1610

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Glossary of terms

fritware

underglaze painting

Further reading

Wade Haddon, Rosalind A., ‘Mongol Influences on Mamluk Ceramics in the Fourteenth Century’, Doris Behrens-Abouseif, ed., The Arts of the Mamluks in Egypt and Syria - Evolution and Impact (Goettingen: V & R Unipress and Bonn University Press, 2012), illus. p. 103 fig. 6

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