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Plate

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


Object Place: Iznik, Turkey

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1390

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

A large Iznik plate with scalloped edge, decorated in the “Rhodian” palette with floral sprays in red, blue, turquoise, and green sprouting from the baseline; the narrow rim is painted with delicate polychrome sprays of tulips and hyacynths.

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Dikran Kelekian, New York; 1911, gift to the MFA from Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: July 6, 1911)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection