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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (possibly, made)
    Syria (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    13th century-14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

  • Museum number:

    430-1906

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 6

Physical description

Dish of grey fritware, painted in olive-green and greenish-blue on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze. Circular with a deep centre and flat rim, round which is a border of conventional devices. In the middle is an inscription in Arabic characters on a wide band within a circular medallion, round which are radial bands bearing similar inscriptions separated by stripes.

Place of Origin

Iran (possibly, made)
Syria (possibly, made)

Date

13th century-14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm, Diameter: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Circular dish of grey fritware, with a deep centre and flat rim, and painted on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze, Iran or Syria, 13th-14th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Slip

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Stripes; Medallion

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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