Covered bowlOn display
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Associated placeAsia South-east Asia Thailand Sukhothai province Sawankhalok Sawankhalok kiln-sites (place of creation)
Date14th - 16th century (1301 - 1600)
Material and technique
stoneware, with underglaze painting in iron black, and brown glaze decoration
Dimensionswith lid 9 cm (height)
without lid 5.5 cm (height)
9.5 cm max. (diameter)
at foot 6.7 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by E. H. North, 1980.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 32 | India from AD 600
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.
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.
Brown, Roxanna M., Brian Brake, and others, Legend and Reality: Early Ceramics from South-East Asia (Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1977), illus. p.163