Rare Fayyumi Ware ceramic bowls, Fatimid... - Lot 141 - Ader

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Rare Fayyumi Ware ceramic bowls, Fatimid... - Lot 141 - Ader
Rare Fayyumi Ware ceramic bowls, Fatimid Egypt, 11th-12th centuryIn
slippery clay ceramic, the larger one with incised decoration of four semicircles bordering the lip, the whole covered with brown and green glazes; the smaller one with green glaze decoration forming dots, yellow glaze on the reverse.
Diameter: 18.7 and 11 cm; height: 6.7 and 4.5 cm

This type of ceramics decorated with large coloured drips under a glossy glaze comes from Egypt and is generally associated with the Fayyum Oasis. See a large bowl very similar to ours in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (OC.151-1946). See also a group of ceramics in the British Museum, London (OA+.1502, 1926,0712.1, 1922;1025.2.m and 1932,0615.1)

Two Fayyumi splashware bowls, Fatimid Egypt, 11th-12th centuryProvenance

: Marie-Christine David Collection


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