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Bowl

  • Object:

    Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Halla (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    IS.300-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 2

Physical description

A glazed bowl with radiating blue stripes inside on a white ground

Place of Origin

Halla (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 in, Height: 2.75 in

Object history note

Bought for the South Kensington Museum by Caspar Purdon Clarke on a purchasing trip to India, 1881-2

Historical context note

Sind has a long tradition of making glazed pottery and tiles. Hala along with Thatta, Hyderabad and Jerruck were the principal centres for this manufacture.

Descriptive line

Pottery, earthenware, glazed, Halla Sind

Production Note

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

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Throwing

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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