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Dish with trailed decoration
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Abbasid Period (AD 750 - 1258)
Material and technique
earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and trailed decoration in green
Dimensions3.5 cm (height)
21.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.