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  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Tatta (made)
    Sindh (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1880 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Unglazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 1

Physical description

Unglazed earthenware plate with black painted ornament over a white slip

Place of Origin

Tatta (made)
Sindh (made)


ca.1880 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Unglazed earthenware


Diameter: 35 cm, Height: 7 cm

Object history note

Bought by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip to India 1881-2

Historical context note

Sind has had a long tradition of making glazed tiles and earthenware pottery wares, and Tatta was one of the main centres of manufacture.

Descriptive line

Pottery, earthenware, Thatta, Sind




South & South East Asia Collection

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