Dish with tulips and hyacinthsOn display
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Dish with tulips and hyacinths
Date2nd half of the 16th century
Ottoman Period (1281 - 1924)
Material and technique
fritware, with polychrome underglaze painting
Dimensions7.5 cm (height)
32 cm (diameter)
at foot 10 cm (diameter)
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).
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.