Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

Ashmolean − Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

Browse: 291 objects

Reference URL


Send e-mail

Contact us about this object

Send e-mail

Send to a friend

Greenware bowl with lotus petal decoration

  • loan

Glossary (2)

glaze, stoneware

  • glaze

    Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.

  • stoneware

    Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.


    • currently in research collection

Objects are sometimes moved to a different location. Our object location data is usually updated on a monthly basis. Contact the Jameel Study Centre if you are planning to visit the museum to see a particular object on display, or would like to arrange an appointment to see an object in our reserve collections.


Publications online

  • The Barlow Collection by the University of Sussex

    The Barlow Collection

    The piece has conical, somewhat rounded sides with an everted rim and a solid foot with flat base. The inside is incised with a very sketchy combed flower motif, the outside with two rudimentary ranks of lotus petals. The translucent, light greenish-grey glaze is suffused with white spots overall, due to degradation. The glaze has been wiped from the rim and leaves the base free. The body has fired a light yellowish-beige colour.

© 2013 University of Oxford - Ashmolean Museum