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Shallow bowl with bands of turquoise glaze and central floral pattern

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Shallow bowl with bands of turquoise glaze and central floral pattern


Artist Nationality

Object Creation Date
17th century

Medium & Support
fritware with turquoise glaze

3 1/8 in. x 13 11/16 in. x 13 11/16 in. ( 8 cm x 34.8 cm x 34.8 cm )

Credit Line
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Subject matter
See physical description.

Physical Description
This dish contains incised floral decoration and was made with white slip with purple and turquoise underglaze, and finally glazed in a very light transparent blue. The bowl has been glued together in three pieces around the rim, with restoration also evident around the rim. 

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Primary Object Type

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Iranian Islamic pottery styles after the Mongols
Iranian Islamic styles after the Mongols
Islamic (culture or style)
Safavid (Iranian Islamic styles )
Safavid pottery styles
floral patterns
turquoise (color)

2 Related Resources

Arts from Persia and Iran
(Part of: Ancient and Classical Civilizations)
Visual Cultures of Islam - Ceramics
(Part of: Visual Cultures of Islam )

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