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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (probably, made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca. 1580 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.2034-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish of pale buff-coloured fritware, painted in colours and covered with a clear glaze. The deep centre is painted within a border of green cresting with curved serrated leaves and sprays of small flowers springing symmetrically from a turf of foliage, outlined in dark olive-green, and with details in red and green, in reserve on a dark blue ground. On the rim is a pattern of olive-green spirals broken by irregular reserves and green foliage. The underside is painted with triple sprays of fruit alternating with snail-shells.

Place of Origin

Iznik (probably, made)
Turkey

Date

ca. 1580 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.7 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware, painted in colours with saz leaves on a deep blue ground, Turkey (Iznik), ca. 1580.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaves; Fruit; Serrated; Foliage; Spirals; Cresting; Shells

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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