Jar with animal and epigraphic decoration

Details

  • Title

    Jar with animal and epigraphic decoration

  • Associated place

    Syria (place of creation)
  • Date

    13th century (1201 - 1300)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with painting in black under a turquoise glaze

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

    jar
  • Dimensions

    25.5 cm (height)
    17.8 cm max. (diameter)
    at base 9.5 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.2499

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Glossary of terms

fritware

glaze

Further reading

Allan, James W., Islamic Ceramics, Ashmolean-Christie's Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1991), illus. p. 39

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