- Museum number
Dish, made of polychrome glazed pottery. The dish has a shallow cavetto with a plain flattened rim painted with asymmetrical lobes, on a low cut-down tapering foot-ring. It is painted in tones of cobalt, washy turquoise, pale manganese and grey-green outlined in black with a large central rosette set within a pointed oval medallion of serrated split-palmettes with dissected cloud-clips above and below. The ground with scattered cloud-clips, small lotus blossoms and larger rosettes on fine curving stems which grow out from the centre. The rim with alternating rosettes and bunches of four or five two-pronged tulips on a brushed cobalt ground. The back with rosettes alternating with tulip bouquets below a painted bracket-lobed border.
- Production date
- 1550-1560 (circa)
Diameter: 16.70 centimetres (foot)
Diameter: 32 centimetres (rim)
Height: 5.20 centimetres
- Not on display
- Scratching to both interior and exterior. Glaze chips around the rim.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: A42 (on attached label)
Miscellaneous number: Godman 24