Dish fragment with deers and falcon


  • Title

    Dish fragment with deers and falcon

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    late 13th - 14th century
    Ilkhanid Period (1256 - 1353)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, covered in grey slip with underglaze painting in white slip and black

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27.5 x 22.5 x 6.7 cm max. (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Glossary of terms



underglaze painting

Further reading

Morgan, Peter, ‘Some Far Eastern Elements in Coloured-ground Sultanabad Wares’, James Allan, ed., Islamic Art in the Ashmolean Museum, Part Two, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 10 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), x.2, no. 5 on p. 37, pp. 20-21, illus. p. 20 fig. 1

Mason, Robert B., ‘Mediaeval Iranian Lustre-painted and Associated Wares: Typology in a Multidisciplinary Study’, Iran, 35, (1997), (ASH.22) p. 131, illus. p. 125

Wade Haddon, Rosalind A., ‘What is a Mamluk imitation Sultanabad?’, Al-Rāfidān, XXXII, (2011), pl. 5b on p. 288

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