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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    17th century or 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    1097-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 29, shelf 2

Physical description

Plate of fritware, shallow, with flattened rim and lobed edge, painted with Kraak-type underglaze blue decoration. In the central medallion, a duck perched on a rock beside balustrades and a flowering plant, in front of a lake. Surrounding this are six large panels arranged alternately with a flowering plant and a plantain leaf with ribbons; separated by a narrow divider of beaded jewel and diaperwork. Imitation Chinese "tassel" mark in blue.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

17th century or 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.4 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, fritware painted in underglaze blue, Iran, 17th or 18th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Ducks; Ribbon; Landscapes (representations); Flowering plant; Diaper-work; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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