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Date13th century (1201 - 1300)
Material and technique
fritware, with painting in black, under a turquoise glaze
Dimensions12.9 cm (height)
rim 10.6 cm (diameter)
body 21 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Frank Brangwyn, 1950.
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.
Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, Raqqa Revisited: Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), W 109, p. 95