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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca. 1565-75 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.2032-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 4, box 1

Physical description

Dish of whitish fritware, painted in colours and covered with a clear glaze. Circular with a narrow rim. In the middle is a symmetrical bouquet of flowers and foliage in red, blue and green, enclosed between two blue curved serrated leaves, on each of which is overlaid a spray of tulips and other flowers in red and green. The leaves are again enclosed within two spikes of red flowers. On the rim are pairs of tulips separated by rosettes. A similar design decorates the underside.

Place of Origin

Iznik (made)
Turkey

Date

ca. 1565-75 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware, painted in colours withsymetrical tulips, hyacinths and saz leaves, Turkey (Iznik), ca. 1565-75.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Serrated; Foliage; Rosettes; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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