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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (probably, made)
    Turkey (made)

  • Date:

    ca 1580 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, underglaze painted in two shades of cobalt blue, glazed

  • Museum number:

    715-1893

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish of fritware, painted in blue on a white ground with a large central rosette surrounded by a row of ogee-shaped arches with pear-shaped pendants; the border round the rim is composed of crockets. The under edge is decorated with flowering stems.

Place of Origin

Iznik (probably, made)
Turkey (made)

Date

ca 1580 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, underglaze painted in two shades of cobalt blue, glazed

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.1 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware, painted in underglaze blue with a radiating geometric design, Turkey (Iznik), ca.1580

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

Atasoy, N. & J. Raby, Iznik: the pottery of Ottoman Turkey London: Alexandria Press, 1989, pl. 463.

Production Note

Label

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Crockets; Rosettes; Scrolls (motifs)

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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