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Revisiting the beginnings of tin-opacified Islamic glazes

Author
Tite, M.; Watson, O.; Pradell, T.; Matin, M.; Molina, G.; Domoney, K.; Bouquillon, A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of archaeological science
Date of publication
2015-05-01
Volume
57
First page
80
Last page
91
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2015.02.005 Open in new window
Project funding
Analysis of artistic and historic painting layers and decorated glasses and glazes: technology, color, stability and conservation
Vidriados decorados de época medieval y post-medieval: caracterización y tecnología de producción. Determinación y modelización de..
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/80301 Open in new window
Abstract
The generally accepted theory is that the demand for Islamic glazed pottery started in Abbasid Iraq in the 9th century AD with the production of a range of glazed wares in response to the import of Chinese stonewares and porcelains. However, Oliver Watson has recently proposed that the demand for Islamic glazed pottery first occurred in Egypt and Syria in the 8th century AD resulting in the production of opaque yellow decorated wares. Using a combination of SEM analysis of polished cross-section...
Citation
Tite, M., Watson, O., Pradell, T., Matin, M., Molina, G., Domoney, K., Bouquillon, A. Revisiting the beginnings of tin-opacified Islamic glazes. "Journal of archaeological science", 01 Maig 2015, vol. 57, p. 80-91.
Keywords
ANTIQUITY, Abbasid, EUROPE, Egypt, GLASS, Hand-held XRF, Iraq, Islamic, LUSTER, Lead antimonate, Lead stannate, OPACIFICATION, Opaque glass, Opaque yellow glazes, PIXE, POTTERY, SEM, Syria, TECHNOLOGICAL EXAMINATION, Technological transfer
Group of research
GCM - Group of Characterization of Materials

Participants

  • Tite, Michael S.  (author)
  • Watson, Oliver  (author)
  • Pradell Cara, Trinitat  (author)
  • Matin, Moujan  (author)
  • Molina Giralt, Gloria  (author)
  • Domoney, Kelly  (author)
  • Bouquillon, Anne  (author)

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