Ewer with stylized flowersOn display
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Ewer with stylized flowers
Date12th century (1101 - 1200)
Material and technique
fritware, with painting in lustre over an opaque white glaze
Dimensions11.6 cm (diameter)
21.2 cm (height)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle 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).
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Metallic sheen obtained by applying a mixture of metallic oxides onto an already glazed ceramic that is refired at a reduced atmosphere.