Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Diam. of rim: 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1966
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 460
The split‑leaf palmette motifs found on this dish became a pervasive design element within the imperial Ottoman workshop. Most likely inspired by Persian manuscript illumination, Ottoman artists creatively adapted this motif for their works in other media, such as ceramics and metalwork.
Fernand Adda Collection, Egypt (by 1959–65; sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris,December 3, 1965, no. 871, to Marthe Baschet for MMA)
"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 103, pp. 246-247, ill. p. 247 (color).
Atil, Esin. The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent. Washington, DC: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987. no. 200, pp. 274-275, ill. pl. 200 (color).