Bowl with splashed decoration in greenOn display
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Bowl with splashed decoration in green
Date9th - 10th century AD (AD 801 - 1000)
Abbasid Period (AD 750 - 1258)
Material and technique
earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and splashes of green
Dimensions8.7 cm (height)
27.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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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.
Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 3 on p. 37, pl. 4 a