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Date18th century (1701 - 1800)
Material and technique
fritware, with polychrome underglaze painting
Dimensions4.5 cm approx. (height)
8 cm approx. (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
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.