Dish with cloud motifs and flowerheads
fourth quarter of the 16th century
Object Place: Iznik, Turkey
Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.) x Diameter: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, painted over white slip under a transparent glaze.
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
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.
Gift of George W. Wales, Aug. 1885
Bought in London.
Gift of George Washington Wales