Dish with flowering plants

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


Object Place: Iznik, Turkey

Dimensions

Height: 07.1 cm (2 13/16 in.) x diameter: 29.3 cm (11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.478

Medium or Technique

Fritware, painted over white slip and with a transparent glaze.

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

Center with seven groups of conventionalized plants, each with seven flowers, in dull red, blue and green. Deep, wide rim with dull blue “wave and rock” scrolls and green “blades”; scalloped edge.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales