Description & Technical information

The polychrome dish is decorated with a large turquoise, blue and bole red ewer to the centre surrounded by floral sprays on a white ground. The key fret border on the rim depicted with bole red on a white ground with a black outlined border. The reverse of the dish is painted with blue and turquoise floral buds. There is an Iznik dish (circa 1590-1600) depicted with a central red ewer in The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Accession Number C.2044-1910. Click here to see the similar dish in The V&A.

Stock no.: A3533

Date:  1600
Period:  1400-1600, 16th Century
Origin:  Turkey
Medium: polychrome, Ceramic
Dimensions: 26 cm (10¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art