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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    16th century or 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    213-1884

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 29, shelf 2

Physical description

Dish of fritware, painted in blue with a seated female figure in an interior and a landscape background with trees, balustrades and a moon or a sun. A border of flowers and leafy scrolls round the flange. Imitation Chinese "tassel" mark in blue

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

16th century or 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.7 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, fritware painted underglaze blue, Iran, 16th century or 17th century

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

Lane, Arthur. Later Islamic Pottery. London: Faber and Faber, 1957. 133p., ill. Pages 95-6, plate 71B

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Balustrades; Trees; Leaf scrolls; Floral patterns; Women

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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