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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca. 1575 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, slip-painted in cobalt blue, glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.770-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 4, box 3

Physical description

Dish, fritware painted in blue slip with radiating foliate sprays. Deep well with a narrow rim sloping out at an angle and with a prominent foot-ring. In the middle is painted a rosette with alternate streak and arrow-shaped petals. Round this is a radiating frieze of chrysanthemums surrounded by feathery leaves and leaning towards the right. The rim is painted with a design of dots and curves on each side of a waving line. The back is unpainted.

Place of Origin

Iznik (made)
Turkey

Date

ca. 1575 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, slip-painted in cobalt blue, glazed

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.1 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware, painted in blue slip with radiating foliate sprays, (Turkey) Iznik, ca. 1575.

Production Note

place - from the register

Materials

Fritware; Slip

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Rosette; Chrysanthemums

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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