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Sweetmeat tray

Sweetmeat tray

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White earthenware painted in underglaze

  • Museum number:

    996-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z, shelf 3

Physical description

Elongated octagonal sweetmeat tray in white earthenware painted in underglaze colours, with an imitation Chinese character mark in blue.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

White earthenware painted in underglaze

Descriptive line

Elongated octagonal sweetmeat tray in white earthenware painted in underglaze colours, with an imitation Chinese character mark in blue, Iran, 17th century.

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

Lane, Arthur. Later Islamic Pottery. London: Faber and Faber, 1957. 133p., ill. Pages 73, 82-4, plate 58B

Labels and date

SWEETMEAT-TRAY
White earthenware painted in underglaze colours. Mark, an imitation Chinese character, in blue.
PERSIAN; 17th century. [Used until 11/2003]

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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