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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)
    Ispahan (city)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coarse fritware, underglaze-painted in blue and coloured slips against white slip, clear glaze

  • Museum number:

    919-1904

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 2, box 3

Physical description

Dish of grey fritware, 'Kubachi' type, underglaze-painted in red, yellow, blue and green on white slip. At the centre is a bust portrait of a man in Safavid dress holding a flower spray in his left hand, between two flowering trees. The rim is decorated in blue with panels of diaper pattern alternating with rosettes.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)
Ispahan (city)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Coarse fritware, underglaze-painted in blue and coloured slips against white slip, clear glaze

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.3 cm

Object history note

Brought from Daghestan.

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware with underglaze decoration, depicting a man in Safavid dress holding a flower, 'Kubachi' ware, Isfahan, Iran, 1600-1650

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Flowers; Rosette; Man; Trees; Cresting

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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