Glazed tile from the tomb of Madin SahibOn display
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Glazed tile from the tomb of Madin Sahib
Associated placeAsia India north-west India Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar district Srinagar (possible) (possible place of creation)
Material and technique
earthenware, with polychrome glaze applied in the cuerda seca technique
Dimensions18 x 16 x 2.5 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 33 | Mughal India
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.