Object Place: Iznik, Turkey
30 cm (11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, painted over white slip with transparent glaze.
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
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.
Lent by Miss Theodora Lyman, March 1, 1915. The John Pickering Lyman Collection. Made a gift on Sept. 18, 1919.
The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman