Plate with carnations and tulipsOn display
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Plate with carnations and tulips
Datelate 16th century
Material and technique
fritware, with polychrome underglaze painting
Dimensions6.8 cm (height)
36.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Christopher T. Gandy, 2012.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 29 | Eastern Art Paintings
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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.