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Creator Qualifier: Attributed to
Creator Nationality: Asian; Anatolian; Turkish
Creator Active Place: Iznik, Turkey
Creator Name-CRT: Attributed to Iznik, Turkey
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1525
Creation End Date: 1530
Creation Date: ca. 1525-30
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramics
Materials and Techniques: Underglaze-painted composite body
Dimensions: H. 3 in. (7.62 cm), Diam. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 14.40.727
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
One of the most spectacular Iznik pieces in the Museum's collection, this dish displays a synthetic design in the quintessential Ottoman manner. The rich blue and turquoise floral scroll on the cavetto echoes Yuan dynasty celadons from the fourteenth century, while the design in the center of the plate, originally thought to emulate a celadon model as well, is probably based on an Islamic brickwork pattern found, among other places, in Seljuq tomb towers in western Iran in the late eleventh century. The combination of design sources with the developing ceramic palette underscores the creative independence of the Ottoman potter in the sixteenth century.
AMICA ID: MMA_.14.40.727
AMICA Library Year: 2000
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Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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