Blue-and-white jarletOn display
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Date15th - 16th century (1401 - 1600)
Material and technique
porcelain, with underglaze painting in blue
Dimensions7.9 cm (height)
9.4 cm max. (diameter)
at foot 5.5 cm (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
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white 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.