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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    1000-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 6

Physical description

Plate of fritware, with fluted cavetto and flanged rim. In the centre, painted in underglaze blue with three figures in a landscape, one seated and two standing, a large bird possibly a peacock perched on a pine tree, surrounded by a bracketed frame of diaperwork. Imitation Chinese "tassel" mark in blue.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.1 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, fritware painted in underglaze blue, Iran, 17th century

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

Crowe, Yolande, Persia and China: Safavid Blue and White Ceramics in the Victoria & Albert Museum (1501-1738) (London : Thames and Hudson, 2002): cat. no. 42, p. 69.

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Figures (representations); Trees, Pine; Birds; Diaper-work; Landscapes (representations); Peacocks

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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