Large end-tile in the form of a Naga-makaraOn display
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Large end-tile in the form of a Naga-makara
Date14th - 15th century (1301 - 1500)
Material and technique
stoneware, covered in white slip with underglaze painting in dark-brown
Dimensions51 x 20 x 14 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by E. H. North, 1969.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 32 | India from AD 600
Glossary of terms
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface 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.