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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    16th century or 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with underglaze painting

  • Museum number:

    216-1884

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 2, box 1

Physical description

Plate of fritware, with brown rim, painted in greyish blue under a clear glaze. A band of flowers and scrolling foliage encircled the flange and part of the well, bordered by triple line. At the centre is a roundel with a stylised floral motif. Six lobed panels with a large central dot and their comma dividers fill the outside. There are four spur marks and a recess inside the base ring.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

16th century or 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with underglaze painting

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 cm, Height: 5.3 cm, Diameter: 9.2 cm base

Descriptive line

Plate, fritware painted underglaze greyish blue, Iran, 16th century or 17th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Scrolling foliage; Panels; Dots; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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