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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, lustre decoration

  • Museum number:

    539-1878

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 7

Physical description

Dish, fritware, of saucer shape, glazed and painted with a garden pavilion or arch flanked by stylized trees and shrubs, within a double line band edging a continuouse poppy border and single line band in ruby-coloured lustre over the glaze. The interior partially discoloured in teh firing process and later well worn through use.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

ca. 1650-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, lustre decoration

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware, painted in ruby coloured lustre over the glaze with a garden pavilion; Iran, 1650-1700.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Morris, Barbara. Victorian table glass & ornaments. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1978. pl. 89, p. 131

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Lustre-painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Gateways; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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