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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted with black under a turquoise glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.4-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z, shelf 4

Physical description

Dish of fritware painted with black under a turquoise glaze. With low spreading sides and sloping rim. Low ring foot and unglazed base stained brown. In the centre is painted a wheel-like design, seven flailing 'spokes' are the stems of plants with flowing tendrils, and similar plants stand in the spaces between. On the rim are painted leaf-like motives separated by horizontal strokes. The reserve is plain except for a single ring above the foot.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted with black under a turquoise glaze

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 28.6 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of fritware painted with black under a turquoise glaze, Iran, ca. 1600.

Production Note

Kubachi type

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Plant; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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