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Date17th century (1601 - 1700)
Material and technique
fritware, with underglaze painting in orange slip and blue
Dimensions12 x 8.7 x 6 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
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).
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.
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.