Plate

Turkish (Iznik)
Ottoman
Third quarter of the 16th century


Object Place: Iznik, Turkey

Dimensions

Height: 34.0 cm (13 3/8 in.) x Diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.319

Medium or Technique

Fritware, painted on white slip under a clear glaze.

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

On a white ground, the plate displays naturalistic tulips and roses growing from a ground line. It has a scalloped rim with conventionalized paired blossoms and larger flowerheads.

Provenance

by 1916, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from C. Filippo; 1916, gift of to MFA from Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection