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Bowl with rosette
Date9th century AD (AD 801 - 900)
Abbasid Period (AD 750 - 1258)
Material and technique
earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, and painting in blue
Dimensions5.4 cm (height)
17.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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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.
Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), p. 10, illus. p. 10 pl. 4
Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 13 on p. 44, pl. 9 a