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Dish with Pattern of Flowering Plants

Object Name:
Dish
Date:
ca. 1565–70
Geography:
Turkey, Iznik
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm) Diam. of rim: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4.15
  • Description

    The dish has a flattened base, a flat, scalloped rim, and stands on a foot ring. It is decorated with an over-all pattern of tulips arranged in staggered rows. Between these flowers there are çintamani or triple dot motifs. Spiral-like motifs have been painted on the rim.

  • Provenance

    R. W. M. Walker, Esq.(until 1945; sale, Christie, Manson & Wood,London, July 25–26, 1945, lot 100); Ferdinand Adda Collection, Egypt (by 1959–65; sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris,December 3, 1965, lot 887, to Marthe Baschet for MMA)

  • See also
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    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
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