Dish with panels and leaf designOn display
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Dish with panels and leaf design
Date13th - 14th century (1201 - 1400)
Material and technique
earthenware, with decoration incised through a white slip, and underglaze painting in coloured slips
Dimensions34.2 cm (diameter)
7 cm (height)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 34 | Medieval Cyprus
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.
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.