Bowl with fish around a central geometric pattern

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Details

  • Title

    Bowl with fish around a central geometric pattern

  • Associated place

    Syria (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 12th century
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with overglaze painting in lustre

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.2 cm (height)
    20 cm (diameter)
    at foot 8.3 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.

    EA1978.2289

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Glossary of terms

fritware

lustre

Further reading

Porter, Venetia, Medieval Syrian Pottery (Raqqa Ware) (Oxford: Asmolean Museum, 1981), illus. p. 5 pl. II

Porter, Venetia, and Oliver Watson, ‘'Tell Minis' Ware’, James Allan and Caroline Roberts, eds, Syria and Iran: Three Studies in Medieval Ceramics, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, 1987), 4, no. A21 on p. 209, pp. 183 & 184, illus. p. 226 fig. A21

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