Dish, Hard-paste porcelain, Chinese, for Near Eastern market

Dish

Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
Chinese, for Near Eastern market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Gift of Professor Maan Z. Madina, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.451
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in center, in Arabic: There is no God (except) God. Muhammad is the prophet of God; (around rim) In the name of God the merciful and compassionate there is no God but he the living. There is no God (except) God. Muhammad is the prophet of God.
Maan Z. Madina (until 1982; to MMA)