Bowl with pierced decoration and central rosetteOn display
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Bowl with pierced decoration and central rosette
Date2nd half of the 17th century - 18th century
Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)
Material and technique
fritware, with pierced decoration, and underglaze painting in black
Dimensions4.6 cm (height)
14.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of ground quartz and small quantities of clay and finely ground frit (frit is obtained by pouring molten glass into water).
Painting applied to ceramic material before a transparent, or monochrome or coloured glaze for Islamic objects, is applied. The technique was initially developed in China.