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Box with Lid

Because the clay is very coarse, the vessel is coated in slip, a thin layer of diluted clay, to even out the surface making it more suitable for decorating.

Box with Lid
15th century
Stoneware, glaze
2 1/2 x 2 15/16 in. (6.3 x 7.5 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Dean F. Frasché, 67.70.69