Base fragment of a bowl with blue rosetteOn display
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Base fragment of a bowl with blue rosette
Artist/makeral-Hurmuzi (active 15th century) (potter)
Date15th century (1401 - 1500)
Mamluk Period (1250 - 1517)
Material and technique
fritware, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions2.5 cm (height)
7.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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.