Bowl (base fragment) - 909.41.4_1

909.41.4_1

Bowl (base fragment)

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown) with undergalze chromium-black and cobalt-blue, and alkali glaze
Geography: Probably made in Damascus, Syria; found in al-Fustāt, Egypt
Date: 14th century AD
Period: Mamluk Period
Dimensions:
5.9 x 16.6 cm
Object number: 909.41.4
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.

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