Green and brown covered bowlOn display
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Green and brown covered bowl
Associated placeAsia South-east Asia Thailand Sukhothai province Sawankhalok Sawankhalok kiln-sites (place of creation)
Date15th - 16th century (1401 - 1600)
Material and technique
stoneware, with underglaze painting in iron brown, splashes of green glaze inside
Dimensionswith lid 8 cm (height)
without lid 5.5 cm (height)
11.4 cm max. (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by E. H. North, 1969.
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.