Dish with flowering plants
fourth quarter of the 16th century
Object Place: Iznik, Turkey
Height: 07.1 cm (2 13/16 in.) x diameter: 29.3 cm (11 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, painted over white slip and with a transparent glaze.
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
Center with seven groups of conventionalized plants, each with seven flowers, in dull red, blue and green. Deep, wide rim with dull blue “wave and rock” scrolls and green “blades”; scalloped edge.
Gift of George W. Wales, 1885
Bought in London.
Gift of George Washington Wales