Fragment with flowersOn display
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Fragment with flowers
Date15th century (1401 - 1500)
Material and technique
fritware, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions7.2 cm (diameter)
2 cm (height)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 30 | Mediterranean World
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.