Bowl with central triangle and spiralling panelsOn display
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Bowl with central triangle and spiralling panels
Date15th century (1401 - 1500)
Ottoman Period (1281 - 1924)
Material and technique
earthenware, with white slip and polychrome underglaze painting
Dimensions12 cm (height)
27.4 cm (diameter)
at foot 9.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
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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.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.
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.