Third quarter of the 16th century
Object Place: Iznik, Turkey
Diameter: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, painted over white slip, with a transparent glaze.
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
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.
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)
Denman Waldo Ross Collection