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Artist Unknown
Object type Ewer
English: Ewer with birds, given by Roger II of Sicily to Theobald II, Count of Champagne, who donated it to the royal abbey of St Denis ca. 1150. Body: rock crystal (Fatimid art, late 10th century–early 11th century); lid: filigreed gold (Italy, 11th century).
Français : Aiguière à décor d'oiseaux, donné par fr:Roger II de Sicile à Thibaut IV de Blois qui en fit don à l’abbaye de Saint-Denis vers 1150. Corps : cristal de roche (art fatimide de la fin du Xe siècle ou du début du XIe) ; couvercle : filigrane d'or (Italie centrale ou méridionale, XIe siècle).
Date from 1000 until 1015 / 12th century
Medium rock crystal and filigree gold
Dimensions Height: 24 cm (9.4 in). Width: 13.5 cm (5.3 in).

This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Islamic Art).
Accession number MR 333 Info non-talk.svg
Credit line 1793: transferred to Louvre Museum from Treasure of the abbey of St Denis
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 33451
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Date 2006
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