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Water Filter with Paired Fish

A work made of earthenware with pierced and incised decoration.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of earthenware with pierced and incised decoration.

Date:

Fatimid dynasty (969–1171), 11th/12th century

Artist:

Egypt
Fustat (Cairo)

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 143

Department

Arts of Asia

Culture

Islamic

Title

Water Filter with Paired Fish

Place

Old Cairo (Object made in)

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969 CE–1171

Medium

Earthenware with pierced and incised decoration

Dimensions

75 × 7.3 cm (3/4 × 2 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Logan-Patten-Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1925.474

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