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Dish with cloud motifs and flowerheads

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


Object Place: Iznik, Turkey

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.) x Diameter: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.479

Medium or Technique

Fritware, painted over white slip under a transparent glaze.

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

Center with wavy paired stripes in red forming series of squares within which are conventionalized flowers in dark blue with green centers; deep, wide, sloping rim decorated with dark blue “wave and rock” scrolls; underside of rim has band of conventionalized dark blue flowers.

Provenance

Gift of George W. Wales, Aug. 1885
Bought in London.

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales