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Acquired in 1934 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
CER
credit
date_end
0900-12-31
date_start
0600-01-01
date_text
7th century-9th century (made)
descriptive_line
Fragment of glass vessel, with lustre decoration depicting trefoil plant, Egypt or Syria, 600-900
dimensions
Height: 5.2 cm, Width: 4.1 cm maximum, Thickness: 0.1 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Glass, room 131
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
4636
label
Lustre painting is applied after the vessel is finished, and the lustre is fixed by firing in a small reducing kiln. The technique deposits a thin layer of metallic copper and silver, which gives mother-of-pearl reflections or a variety of brilliant greens and golds. Found in Egypt.
last_checked
2014-08-29T19:34:25.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T19:34:25.000Z
latitude
26.69636
location
Glass, room 131, case 4, shelf 3
longitude
30.246469
marks
materials
Glass
materials_techniques
Glass, with lustre-painted decoration
museum_number
C.17-1934
museum_number_token
c171934
object_number
O3074
object_type
Fragment
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Fragment of glass vessel, with lustre decoration depicting trefoil plant
place
Egypt
primary_image_id
2006AT5972
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
fragment-unknown
sys_updated
2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
900
year_start
600