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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (probably, made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca.1580-85 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.2036-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 4, box 2

Physical description

Plate of pale buff-coloured fritware, painted in coloursand covered with a clear glaze. The middle is decorated with globular floral devices, tulips, lilies and a long serrated leaf outlined in dark olive-green with details in red and green, in reserve on a dark blue ground. The narrow rim is encircled by a border of guilloche pattern. The underside is painted with trefoils alternating with snail-shells.

Place of Origin

Iznik (probably, made)
Turkey

Date

ca.1580-85 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, fritware, painted in colours with tulips and saz leaves on a blue ground, Turkey (Iznik), ca.1580-85.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Serrated; Trefoils; Foliage; Flowers; Guilloche; Leaves; Shells

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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