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Acquired in 1953 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Dr Fouquet Sale Catalogue, Galerie Georges Petit, 12th-14th June 1922, lot 258; pl. xi, dated 8th century, 7100 francs Pézard, Maurice, La Céramique Archaïque de L'Islam et ses Origines, Paris, 1920, pl. XII/5 dated 7th century Lane, Arthur, Early Islamic Pottery, Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain, Faber and Faber, London, 1947, pl. 5a Egypt 8th - 9th century Lane, Arthur , "Glazed reliefware of the ninth century", Ars Islamica, VI, 1939, p. 58 illustrates another fragment from the same mould also in the V&A.
collection_code
MES
credit
date_end
0900-12-31
date_start
0700-01-01
date_text
8th century to 9th century (made)
descriptive_line
Dish, moulded earthenware with coloured glazes, Egypt, 8th - 9th century
dimensions
Diameter: 7.25 in
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Said to have been found in Akhmin, but authority for this not recorded. First in the Fouquet Colln; the Octave Homberg, from which sold anonymously in Paris in March 1953; purchased by the V&A from Garabed, London
id
11608
label
PART OF A DISH Earthenware with decoration moulded in relief and covered with coloured glazes. Found at Akhmim. EGYPTIAN ; 8th or 9th century [Old gallery label]
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:02:03.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:02:03.000Z
latitude
26.69636
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case S, shelf 3
longitude
30.246469
marks
materials
earthenware, Clay
materials_techniques
earthenware with moulded decoration and coloured glazes
museum_number
C.28-1953
museum_number_token
c281953
object_number
O8830
object_type
Fragment of a dish
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
half of a flat circular dish, with narrow raised rim; earthenware with moulded decoration with radial ducks bearing grapes in their beaks; the rim with small rosettes, glazed in yellow, green and purple
place
Egypt
primary_image_id
2006AF7229
production_note
Said to have been found in Akhmin
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
fragment-of-a-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
moulding
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
900
year_start
700