Object Place: India
Height x diameter: 4.5 x 26.5 cm (1 3/4 x 10 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, painted over white slip with a transparent glaze.
Not On View
A medium-sized Iznik plate with footring. Its exterior is undecorated, while the interior has underglaze decoration in black, blue, turquoise and raised red. The flat rim is painted with thick and thin black strokes in a loose but fluid “wave and rock” design, with hasty blue inclusions. The curved center is filled with an swirling interlace of Rumi “leaves” on a turquoise ground, with accents in red and blue
MFA label reads 479.15 Lyman.
Lent by Miss Theodora Lyman, March 1, 1915. The John Pickering Lyman Collection.
The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman