Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iran | Kashan

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number NEP19
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Culture Persian
Provenience Iran | Kashan
Date Made 1211
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic
Technique Glazed
Iconography Bird | Seated Figure | Inscription

Body of plate, wine and bird motif. Green luster. Center medallion 2 seated figures and inscription carrying date and place of manufacture. [Kashan workshop, 604H]

Inscription in central roundel states this was made in 604H [1211 CE]

"Decorated in lustre paint on an opaque white glaze with central medallion of two seated figures surrounded by an inscription containing the date of the plate: Safar, 608 A.H."

Height 11 cm
Outside Diameter 49.53 cm
Credit Line Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1924

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