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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (probably, made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca. 1560-80 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Museum number:

    760-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 2, box 1

Physical description

Dish of grey fritware, painted in colours and covered with a clear glaze. Circular, and painted in red and shades of blue and green, with a symmetrical design of hyacinths, tulips and roses surrounding a wreath of smaller roses and other flowers springing from a vase. The rim is painted with groups of spirals, and round the outside are small floral devices.

Place of Origin

Iznik (probably, made)
Turkey

Date

ca. 1560-80 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.9 cm

Object history note

Bought from the Myers Collection.

Descriptive line

Dish of grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze, Iznik, second half of 16th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Wreath; Floral; Flowers; Spiral; Vase

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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