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Name of Object:

Sprinkler

Location:

Athens, Greece

Holding Museum:

Benaki Museum

Date:

19th century

Type of object:

Ceramic

Museum Inventory Number:

188

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Porcelain

Provenance:

France

Description:

A sprinkler with a low base, spherical body and a narrow tapering neck. The body is decorated with a fish-scale motif anf four stylised leaves. The neck bears a dotted motif and blue motifs. A product of a workshop in France specialising in Islamic shapes and decoration.

Citation of this web page:

Mina Moraitou "Sprinkler" in Sharing History , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=sh_objects;AWE;gr;12;en&id=porcelain

Prepared by: Mina Moraitou

MWNF Working Number: GR 012

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