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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)
    Isfahan

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

  • Museum number:

    1454-1904

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of buff-coloured fritware, of the 'Kubachi' type, and painted in colours on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze. In the middle is a circular medallion painted with flowering plants in red, blue, green and yellow, outlined in olive-green. Round the rim is a wavy line in olive-green.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)
Isfahan

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.3 cm

Object history note

Brought from Daghestan.

Descriptive line

Plate of buff-coloured fritware, of the 'Kubachi' type, and painted in colours on a white slip and covered with glaze, Isfahan, Iran, ca. 1600.

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

Lane, Arthur. Later Islamic Pottery. London: Faber and Faber, 1957. 133p., ill. Pages 80, 81, plate 55A
Lane, Arthur. "The So-Called 'Kubachi' Wares of Persia" The Burlington Magazine vol.75 (October 1939) 156-163, pl.I.D

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Slip

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Medallion; Plant

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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