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Sweetmeat dish

Sweetmeat dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, sprig-moulded, lavender glazed

  • Museum number:

    938-1886

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish for condiments or sweets, coarse fritware, formed as four deep sarcophagus-like dishes surrounding a central square dish, forming five receptacles, the exterior rims sprig moulded with lozenge motifs, covered in an opaque lavender-blue glaze. The underside of the curved bases covered with a glassy yellow-amber glaze.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

ca. 1650-1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, sprig-moulded, lavender glazed

Dimensions

Width: 23.2 cm

Descriptive line

Sweetmeat dish, fritware, comprising four oblong bowls attached to a central square bowl, covered in an opaque lavender-blue glaze; Iran, 1650-1725.

Labels and date

Condiment-tray.
From Shuster.
938-1886. [1954-]

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Lozenges

Categories

Ceramics; Islam

Collection

Middle East Section

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