Dish fragment with floral design (base sherd) - 909.42.11_1

909.42.11_1

Dish fragment with floral design (base sherd)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown) with cobalt-blue paint and overall alkali glaze
Geography: Damascus, Syria; found at al-Fustāt, Egypt
Date: 14th-15th century AD
Period: Mamluk Period
Dimensions:
3.5 x 18.2 cm
Object number: 909.42.11
Not on view
Description

Although this general type is known to have been produced in al-Fustāt itself and also Damascus, those Mamluk underglaze-painted wares of this quality found at al-Fustāt that have been tested using petrographic analysis have been found to have the Damascus fabric (including this specific object).

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