Islamic Glazed Vessel Sherds and Their Possible Mamluk Origins

The Islamic Glazed Vessel Sherds in the George Fuller Collection consist of an unidentified jumble of glazed ceramic pieces, shown by their differences in size, decoration and weight to have originated in a wide variety of ceramic mediums. Given that the pieces are only sherds, these identifications are guesses rather…

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A Not-So-Persian Persian Bowl

By Leah Saddy   In the UBC CNERS George Fuller Artifact Collection is a Persian Bowl which seems to defy the forms and artistic traditions of Islamic Art. Shallow and rounded, its colour scheme is a mixture of reddish to yellow-brown, white, and blue-green “splotches”. It conforms neither to the bright…

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