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Shallow bowl with vegetal designs

Accession Number

Shallow bowl with vegetal designs


Artist Nationality

Object Creation Date
16th century - 17th century

Medium & Support
composite body with luster and blue glaze

2 1/4 in. x 8 9/16 in. x 8 9/16 in. ( 5.72 cm x 21.75 cm x 21.75 cm )

Credit Line
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Subject matter
See physical description. 

Physical Description
This sapphire blue dish from the 16th-17th centuries in Iran is decorated with vegetal motifs. The composite luster body has an interior of blue glaze with luster decoration. The exterior is glazed in transparent ivory with copper luster decoration.  

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Primary Object Type

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Islamic (culture or style)
bowls (vessels)
dishes (vessels)

5 Related Resources

Arts from Persia and Iran
(Part of: Ancient and Classical Civilizations)
Visual Cultures of Islam - Ceramics
(Part of: Visual Cultures of Islam )
F19 Tsai - INTLSTD 401: The Globalized Ancient World
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Cabinet I: Shelf 1
(Part of: Albertine Monroe-Brown Study-Storage Gallery)

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