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Bowl with fish
MAO Museum of Oriental Art
Hegira 6th–7th century / AD 12th–13th century
Frit body, black decoration under turquoise glaze
Height 9 cm, diameter max 19 cm
The introduction of clay incorporating quartz – called frit or stonepaste – was a major innovation that allowed ceramists to create pottery and objects with thin walls that were still resistant.
"Bowl with fish" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;14;en
MWNF Working Number: IT1 14