Bowl with radial decorationOn display
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Bowl with radial decoration
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Abbasid Period (AD 750 - 1258)
Material and technique
earthenware, with painting in lustre over an opaque white glaze
Dimensions3.7 cm (height)
9.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Denis Wright, 2005.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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.
Metallic sheen obtained by applying a mixture of metallic oxides onto an already glazed ceramic that is refired at a reduced atmosphere.