University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: NEP19
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iran
Date Made: 1211
Early Date: 1211
Late Date: 1211
Section:Near Eastern
Seated Figure
Height: 11cm
Outside Diameter:49.53cm
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1924


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


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ackerman, Phyllis. 1940. Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 83, Object LView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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