Earthenware Dish Painted Blue with Splashes of Green and Yellow

Earthenware Dish Painted Blue with Splashes of Green and Yellow

830-900

Earthenware with overglaze-painted design

Diameter: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

The Worcester R. Warner Collection 1915.304

Description

This dish displays two great technological advances of the ninth century: the invention of opaque white glaze (imitating Chinese porcelain) and painting in colbalt blue.

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