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Technique: Luster Metallic Technique: Luster Metallic
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Bowl Decorated With a Drinking Scene
Bowl Decorated With a Drinking Scene

This glazed faience bowl is decorated with a drinking scene, represented in the Fatimid style with a person holding a calyx.

Bowl

Dish with Sailing Boat
Dish with Sailing Boat

This lusterware dish is decorated with a sailboat with oars and billowing flags, as well as fish swimming underneath the boat.

Plate

Fatimid Pottery Bowl with Elephant
Fatimid Pottery Bowl with Elephant

The Fatimid pottery bowl has a picture of an elephant. The bowl is broken and many parts are lost, but parts of the bowl have been restored with yellow colors.

Bowl

Ghabn Plate
Ghabn Plate

A large faïence plate with metallic glaze in butter color, it is ornamented with a dark metallic yellow color. The plate's fragments are restored, where some of its parts are lost and are replaced by stucco. Missing parts of the ornament where restored in the same style as the original parts. The remainder of the plate shows that it was ornamented with a kufic inscription band, where it can be read "Ustath al Ustathein Ghabn" (the master of the two masters Ghabn); the latter is one of the generals of the Caliph Al Hakim Bi Amr-Allah.

Plate

Jar with Hound Attacking a Hare
Jar with Hound Attacking a Hare

This lusterware painted ceramic jar is decorated with a vivid scene of a hound attacking a hare.

Jar

Jar with Stylized Birds
Jar with Stylized Birds

This lustrous faience pot consists of a pear-shaped shaft and a short neck, glazed and decorated with geometrical and animal designs.

Jar

Lusterware Dish with Fleeing Gazelle
Lusterware Dish with Fleeing Gazelle

The decoration on the dish of lusterware, which has a metallic sheen in the glaze, consists of a gazelle on a plant-like background. The rim of the dish is decorated with spiral designs.

Bowl

Metallic Faience Plate
Metallic Faience Plate

This Lusterware faience plate is decorated with a multitude of consecutive animals represented by two foxes chasing a hare.

Plate

Plate with Animal with Floral Branch
Plate with Animal with Floral Branch

This glazed faience plate has a drawing of an animal that has a floral branch hanging from its mouth.

Plate

Plate with Cock
Plate with Cock

This glazed faience plate has a drawing of a cock raising his tail feathers within a circle in its center.

Plate

Plate with Female Dancer
Plate with Female Dancer

This lusterware painted ceramic plate contains the drawing of a female dancer wearing a shirt and trousers.

Plate

Plate with Man Playing the Lute
Plate with Man Playing the Lute

This gold glazed faience plate is decorated with a man playing the lute. His face has the Fatimid's physiognomy of a round face and almond eyes.

Plate

Plate with Man with Two Calyxes
Plate with Man with Two Calyxes

The plate is a lusterware painted ceramic that contains a drawing of a squatting person who holds cups with large bands in his right and left hands.

Plate

Plate with Peacock
Plate with Peacock

This glazed faience plate is decorated with the drawing of an abstract peacock who holds a floral branch in its beak.

Plate

Plate with Red Dots
Plate with Red Dots

This glazed faience plate is decorated with crossed lines intersected by lozenges decorated with dark red dots within white circles.

Plate

Plate with Rhinoceros
Plate with Rhinoceros

This glazed faience plate is decorated with a rhinoceros surrounded by floral decorations and illegible Kufic inscriptions.

Plate

Porcelain Plate with a Metallic Glaze
Porcelain Plate with a Metallic Glaze

A porcelain plate with a metallic glaze, which was achieved by oxidization. The decoration consists of six irregular motifs, Three of the motifs have the word "Prosperity" on them in Kufic script. The other motifs are almost square and contain small circles.

Dish

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