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Date: 13th century (late)
Media: glaze, Islamic pottery
Size: h(cm) : 14.5 x l(cm) : 21.6 x diam(cm) : 19.7,h(cm
Acquired: 1952; Gift; Misses Margaret and the late Gwendoline Davies
Accession Number: NMW A 32186
Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection
Gwendoline and Margaret Davies are best known for their collection of French Impressionist art. Less well known is their interest in ancient and modern pottery. This pot was purchased by the Davies sisters in 1920 from an exhibition of 'Ancient Art' at Leicester Galleries.