Dish with seated female figure against a foliate background

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Details

  • Title

    Dish with seated female figure against a foliate background

  • Associated place

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

    late 12th century
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with overglaze painting in lustre; blue glaze on the reverse

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    10.3 cm (height)
    36 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.52

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Glossary of terms

fritware

glaze

lustre

Further reading

Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 93 on pp. 89-90, pl. 40 b

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