Dish with Chinoiserie flowering plant and black border with etched spirals - ROM2011_12416_17

ROM2011_12416_17

Dish with Chinoiserie flowering plant and black border with etched spirals

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown), with cobalt-blue, and chromium black paint under colourless alkali glaze
Geography: Kirman, Iran
Date: c. 1670 AD
Period: Safavid Period
Dimensions:
6.8 x 39 cm
Object number: 994.183.1
On view
Gallery Location:Wirth Gallery of the Middle East
DescriptionFrom the mid-17th century on potters of Kirman mass-produced their luxury wares, restricting the palette to blue except for occasional black bands with etched designs. The tassel-mark on the base became the identifying trademark of Kirman potteries.
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