Plate

1200s
Diameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)
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Fritware

Where fine clay was unavailable, potters made a paste out of ground quartz, clay, and glass. When fired, the paste created a compact white material called fritware that approximated the appearance of porcelain.
Plate

Plate

1200s

Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa

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