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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    1650-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted in underglaze dark grey against white

  • Museum number:

    2691A-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 2, box Stack 3

Physical description

Dish with brown outer rim, depicting sketchy birds and landscape in grey against white.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

1650-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted in underglaze dark grey against white

Marks and inscriptions

3 spur marks inside the base ring but no mark

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm, Width: 14.2 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware underglaze-painted in grey against white, depicting sketchy landscape, Iran, 1650-1700

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

Crowe, Yolande. Persia and China. Safavid blue and white ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum 1501-1738. London: Thames & Hudson, 2002. ISBN 0-9538196-1-2

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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