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Saucer and Stand
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Saucer and Stand

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Description A daisy decorates the interior of a tazza, or footed dish. A point on the bottom of the saucer fits into a corresponding depression in the stand, securing the two together. Patterns cut into the still moist composition were filled with a different colored paste to create the inlay.
Date Description Narrative
  • Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom (1558-1085 B.C.). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston; Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1982-1983.
  • Egypt's Dazzling Sun: Amenhotep III and His World. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris. 1992-1993.
  • Gifts of the Nile: Ancient Egypian Faience. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. 1998-1999.
Provenance E. A. Abemayor, Cairo [date and mode of aquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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ca. 1400-1325 BCE (New Kingdom)
Egyptian faience with glaze
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1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in. (4.7 x 4 cm) (h. x diam.)
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)


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