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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Rayy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    middle of 12th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with a transparent turquoise glaze over incised decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Frank Brangwyn, RA

  • Museum number:

    C.9-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish of fritware with a transparent turquoise glaze over incised decoration. Wide recessed foot ring, convex well and narrow flat rim. Incised decoration of radiating petals in four quadrants with foliate scrolls between.

Place of Origin

Rayy (probably, made)

Date

middle of 12th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with a transparent turquoise glaze over incised decoration

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of fritware with a transparent turquoise glaze over incised decoration, probably Rayy, middle of 12th century

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Foliate

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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