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Object Number:NEP19
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Iran
Kashan
Date Made: 1211
Early Date: 1211
Late Date: 1211
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Glazed
Iconography:Bird
Seated Figure
Inscription
Height: 11 Centimeters/Inches
Outside Diameter:49.53 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1924

Description

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." Ackerman: Case 50: L-Plate. Dated 1211 (608 H) In bottom, seated couple, birds; on walls, foliate scrolls with birds; on rim, inscription. Diameter, 19 ½ in.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Islamic Gallery (1977) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ackerman, Phyllis. 1940. Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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