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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    1640-1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, underglaze painted in white slip and blue cobalt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1972-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Islamic Middle East, Room 42, The Jameel Gallery, case WN9

Potters working in Iran during the rule of the Safavid dynasty (1501-1722) created striking ceramics using coloured slips, or liquid clay, under the glaze. This dish has a delicate floral design in white slip, with accents of blue glaze, over a ground of beige slip.

Physical description

Dish, fritware, covered with a celadon slip wash and painted in white slip with a central cyprus tree flanked by scrolling foliage, heightened with blue cobalt dots, the rim with a line band in blue cobalt

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

1640-1680 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, underglaze painted in white slip and blue cobalt

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware, covered with a celadon slip wash and painted in white slip with a central cyprus tree flanked by scrolling foliage, heightened with blue cobalt dots, the rim with a line band in blue cobalt; Iran, 1640-1680.

Labels and date

Bottle and Dish
Iran, probably Kirman
1600-1700
Fritware under slip, with slip decoration, and silver mount (20)
Museum nos. 375-1898; C.1972-1910, Bequest of George Salting [2006]
DISH.
Earthenware painted with coloured slips on celadon ground.
PERSIAN; 17th century.
Salting Bequest. C.1972-1910 [1954-]

Production Note

probably Kirman

Materials

Fritware; Slip

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants)

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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