Lustre-ware albarello - ROM2006_8515_1


Lustre-ware albarello

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste), with alkali glaze and over-glaze lustre-painted decoration)
Geography: al-Raqqa, Syria
Date: 1200-1250 AD
Period: Ayyubid Period
25 x 14 cm
Object number: 959.187.41
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Helen Norton
On view
Gallery Location:Wirth Gallery of the Middle East
DescriptionLustre-ware pottery is a unique contribution of the ceramicists of the Islamic world. This one is typical of production at the site of al-Raqqa, in eastern Syria, in the first half of the 13th century.
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