Dish imitating Chinese "Kraak" Porcelain, with Kirman tassel-mark - ROM2007_9550_6

ROM2007_9550_6

Dish imitating Chinese "Kraak" Porcelain, with Kirman tassel-mark

Medium:Ceramic (stonepaste, thrown), with cobalt-blue paint under colourless alkali glaze
Geography: Kirman, Iran
Date: 1640-1650 AD
Period: Safavid Period
Dimensions:
9.1 x 50.4 cm
Object number: 2003.58.1
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust.
On view
Gallery Location:Wirth Gallery of the Middle East
DescriptionThis is a fine example of a Persian copy that might have fooled the untrained eye. Panels with Chinese emblems and the framed image of a Chinese scholar recall designs found on genuine porcelains.
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