- Museum number
Circular dish with flat base and tiny suspension loop on underside. White slip on inside of dish. Decorated in centre with six fish and two leafy branches painted in red and black. Below rim is solid band of red. Inside of dish painted with plant resin that has turned the white slip yellow.
- Production date
Height: 4.70 centimetres
Width: 23 centimetres
Depth: 23 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This collection was acquired by the donor while living in Algeria between 1969-1981. This dish was hand-made by a female potter. The slip and painted decoration were derived from natural pigments. Plant resin was applied to the dish immediately after firing; it was then burnished.
- Not on display
- Good. Some slight cracks at rim of dish. Minor surface abrasion and chips.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by the donor in Algiers.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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