Bowl with winged animalOn display
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Bowl with winged animal
Datelate 12th century
Great Seljuq Period (1040 - 1194)
Material and technique
fritware, with slip decoration in black under a transparent glaze
Dimensions9.3 cm (height)
22 cm (diameter)
at foot 8.1 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).
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.