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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, painted

  • Museum number:

    1132-1876

  • 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)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, painted

Dimensions

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

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Stylized foliage; Ribbon; Leaves; Tassel

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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