Plate

Plate with foliate rim; decorated with a floral spray in the center, floral sprays in the cavetto, wave and foam pattern on rim.
Paste: off-white.
Glaze: transparent.
Decoration: underglaze painted in blue.

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Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, 1525-35
Medium
Stone-paste body painted under glaze
Style
Iznik ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.2 x 39.2 x 39.2 cm (3 1/4 x 15 7/16 x 15 7/16 in)
Geography
Turkey, Iznik
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
F1977.20
On View Location
Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
flower, Iznik ware, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Turkey
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Plate with foliate rim; decorated with a floral spray in the center, floral sprays in the cavetto, wave and foam pattern on rim.
Paste: off-white.
Glaze: transparent.
Decoration: underglaze painted in blue.

Published References
  • Mr. Yanni Petsopoulos. Tulips, Arabesques, and Turbans: Decorative Arts from the Ottoman Empire. New York and London. p. 84, pl. 64a.
  • Nurhan Atasoy, Dr. Julian Raby. Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey. Istanbul and London. pp. 123-4, fig. 200.
  • Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 98, p. 123.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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