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Date13th century (1201 - 1300)
Material and technique
fritware, with painting in lustre over an opaque white glaze
Dimensions11 x 10.5 x 1 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Mrs Johnson, 1992.
not on display
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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).
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Metallic sheen obtained by applying a mixture of metallic oxides onto an already glazed ceramic that is refired at a reduced atmosphere.