Dish with seated figure, a ruler or prince, and four women

Details

  • Title

    Dish with seated figure, a ruler or prince, and four women

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
    Kashan (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    late 12th century - early 13th century
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with painting in lustre over an opaque white glaze; blue glaze on the reverse

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    9.8 cm (height)
    47 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.183

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Glossary of terms

fritware

glaze

lustre

Further reading

Allan, James W., Medieval Middle Eastern Pottery (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1971), pp. 32-34, illus. p. 35 pl. 29

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 95 on p. 90, pl. F (colour)

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