Blue-and-white dish with floral decorationOn display
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Blue-and-white dish with floral decoration
Date14th - 16th century (1301 - 1600)
Material and technique
stoneware, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, dark-brown glaze on base
Dimensions7 cm (height)
36 cm (diameter)
at foot 22.3 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 32 | India from AD 600
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.
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.