- Museum number
Dish, made of polychrome glazed pottery. The dish, which has a straight angled rim with a bracketed edge, rests on a low foot-ring which has been almost completely ground down. It is painted in vivid cobalt blue, turquoise, sage green and manganese purple outlined in black with a central lobed medallion with an asymmetrical composition of forked tulips, prunus blossoms and a pomegranate tree with a turquoise trunk and small tulip buds overlapping the scales of the pomegranates all reserved on a deep inky cobalt ground. The cavetto with single spots between clasped tulip bouquets alternating with composite rosettes each centred with a spot. Similar rosettes on the rim alternate with sprigs of prunus blossom on a reserve cobalt ground. The underside with rosettes alternating with cloud bands. The foot-ring pierced twice for suspension. Label: Godman.
- Production date
- 1550-1555 (circa)
Diameter: 17.60 centimetres (base)
Diameter: 35.90 centimetres (rim)
Height: 7 centimetres
- Not on display
- Glaze chips around the rim; interior scratched.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Godman 35