Bowl with vegetal decorationOn display
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Bowl with vegetal decoration
Date15th century (1401 - 1500)
Timurid Period (1370 - 1507)
Material and technique
fritware, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions7.5 cm (height)
16 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Denis Wright, 2005.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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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.