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Name of Object:

Dish

Location:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Holding Museum:

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

About Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Date of Object:

c. Hegira 940 / c. AD 1540

Museum Inventory Number:

2012.25.16

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Underglazed painted fritware

Dimensions:

Diameter: 26.7cm

Period / Dynasty

Ottoman

Provenance:

Turkey

Description:

In Turkey, underglaze-painted pottery, produced for the Ottoman court and wealthy patrons, is renowned for its unique style of motifs and colours, once again widely admired in Europe. Mostly fashioned into dishes, bowls and drinking vessels, these Iznik wares were another major influence on Western ceramic production. This Iznik dish with composite floral motifs is painted in underglaze cobalt blue, sage green, manganese and outlined in black is dated AD c. 1540.

Selected bibliography:

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Volume 2, Kuala Lumpur: IAMM Publications, 2009: 155.

Citation of this web page:

 "Dish" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;my;Mus21;25;en

MWNF Working Number: MY1 25

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