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Date: second half 16th century

Culture: Ottoman period, 1281–1924

Medium: glazed fritware with underglaze slip and painted decoration
height: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
diameter of mouth: 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
diameter of foot: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Object Number: 182:1951
Place made:Anatolia, Turkey, Iznik
Classification: CERAMICS
Current Location:On View, Gallery 120
Notes:The scalloped edge of this dish, the wave and rock motif around the rim, and the ribbon encircling the flowers near their base are elements inspired by Chinese blue and white porcelain. The potters of Iznik in modern Turkey reinterpreted these motifs and combined them with gracefully curving flowers and a central cypress tree.
Exhibition History
Title: Ceramics from the Collection
Date: March 26 – May 19, 1985
Venue: SLAM

Title: Treasures from the East: Asian Art from the Collection
Date: September 25–November 14, 1982
Venue: SLAM

Publication History
Title: The St. Louis Art Museum: Handbook of the Collections
Year Published: 1975

Title: Some Middle Eastern Ceramics in the City Art Museum of St. Louis
Periodical Title: Oriental Art
Edition: Autumn
Year Published: 1958

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