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Plate with Chinese-inspired scene of a bird in a landscape

Accession Number
1957/1.96

Title
Plate with Chinese-inspired scene of a bird in a landscape

Artist(s)
Iranian

Artist Nationality
Iranian

Object Creation Date
14th century - 15th century

Medium & Support
fritware (ground quartz and white clay) with blue underglaze painting

Dimensions
1 3/4 in. x 9 1/16 in. x 9 1/16 in. ( 4.5 cm x 23 cm x 23 cm )

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
This plate has decorations in Chinese-inspired scene of a bird in a landscape. The decorations are done in blue with is a Chinese style traveled to Iran.

Physical Description
A plate with missing side. It has depictions in blue.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Birds
Islamic
household objects

4 Related Resources

Arts from Persia and Iran
(Part of: Ancient and Classical Civilizations)
Visual Cultures of Islam - Ceramics
(Part of: Visual Cultures of Islam )
Cobalt & Blue
(Part of: Exchange and Influence on Global Trade Routes)

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