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  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, painted

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish is painted in two grey-blues. A brown rim with the flange and well filled with six bracketed Kraak panels. They are densely filled with tassels and ribbons surrounding a rectangular box. The dividers contain a simplified leaf shape. A confused scroll of small leaves surround four main leaves in the centre. Three S-stems with a central leaf and slightly smaller sketchy leaves cover the outside. Three spur marks inside the base ring.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)


17th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Fritware, painted


Height: 4.3 cm, Width: 22 cm

Descriptive line

Fritware dish, painted in grey-blue with six Kraak panels filled with tassels and ribbons around a rectangular box, central foliage motif, made in Iran, 17th century




Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Stylized foliage; Ribbon; Leaves; Tassel


Ceramics Collection

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