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Blue-ground Dish with Floral Design

Object Name:
Dish
Date:
ca. 1550–60
Geography:
Turkey, Iznik
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; polychrome painted under a transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) Diam. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.732
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 460
Benjamin Altman, New York (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1930. p. 177, fig. 109 (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. "A Picture Book." In Islamic Pottery of the Near East. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1936. ill. fig. 20.

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 223, ill. fig. 148 (b/w).

Lukens, Marie G. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide to the Collections: Islamic Art. vol. 9. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1965. p. 39, ill. fig. 54.

Lane, Arthur. Later Islamic Pottery : Persia, Syria, Egypt, Turkey. The Faber monographs on pottery and porcelain. 2nd ed. London: Faber and Faber, 1971. p. 51, ill. pl. 34a.

Denny, Walter B. The Ceramics of the Mosque of Rustem Pasha and the Environment of Change. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1977. p. 269, ill. fig. 163 (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, Suzanne G. Valenstein, and Julia Meech-Pekarik. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. vol. 12. Tokyo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1977. ill. pl. 270 (b/w), interior and profile.

Welch, Stuart Cary. The Islamic World. vol. 11. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. p. 119, ill. fig. 89 (color).

Atasoy, Nurhan, and Julian Raby. "The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey." In Iznik, edited by Yanni Petsopoulos. London: Thames and Hudson, 1989. no. 272, pp. 142-143, ill. (b/w).



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