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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr A Garabed

  • Museum number:

    C.346-1930

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 7

Physical description

Dish of earthenware painted with light purple, turquoise blue and brownish-black enamels. Painted in the middle in a circular panel with two confronted birds with intertwined necks in light purple and branching foliage in turquoise blue. Wide border composed of four radiating stylised trees with wavy stems and arabesques foliage in purple, and branching foliage in turquoise. All outlined in brownish black on a ground cross-hatched .

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamels

Dimensions

Width: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of earthenware painted with light purple, turquoise blue and brownish-black enamels, Iran, 13th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Birds; Arabesque; Cross-hatching; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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