Plate

Turkish (Iznik)
Ottoman
about 1550


Object Place: Iznik, Turkey

Dimensions

30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1190

Medium or Technique

Fritware, painted over white slip with transparent glaze.

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

A plate painted in cobalt blue with a lobed edge accentuated by a bracketed line; the inside of the flat rim displays an alternation of small figures related to the Cintamani design; the well of the plate shows freely drawn Hatayi blossoms and cloudbands. Most of these features imitate Chinese porcelain designs.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Theodora Lyman, March 1, 1915. The John Pickering Lyman Collection. Made a gift on Sept. 18, 1919.

Credit Line

The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman