Dish with leaf and flowersOn display
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Dish with leaf and flowers
Date2nd half of the 16th century
Ottoman Period (1281 - 1924)
Material and technique
fritware, with polychrome underglaze painting
Dimensions6.2 cm (height)
32.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
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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.