Bowl with vegetal and geometric decorationOn display
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Bowl with vegetal and geometric decoration
Date13th century (1201 - 1300)
Material and technique
fritware, with painting in black under a turquoise glaze
Dimensions7.2 cm (height)
26.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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.
Porter, Venetia, Medieval Syrian Pottery (Raqqa Ware) (Oxford: Asmolean Museum, 1981), illus. p. 20 pl. XI