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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 16th-early 17th century
  • Geography

    Iznik, Turkey
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted under colorless glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 6 x 28.1 cm (2 3/8 x 11 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Plate with a flat rim and peacock in the center.
    Clay: buff-colored.
    Glaze: transparent over blue, green, red and black painted over a white paste.
    Decoration: Peacock amidst flowers in the center with a scroll of half-palmettes on the rim; eight blossoms on the exterior.
    Greek letters on label: (^o^) and No. 48.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Turkish Art (May 26, 1982 to June 24, 1982)
    Turkish Ceramics (September 24, 1982 to May 10, 1985)
    Turkish Art (November 1, 1980 to May 25, 1982)
    A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980 (November 9, 1979 to May 22, 1980)
    Turkish Art—Special Exhibition (August 1, 1973 to December 19, 1973)
  • Origin

    Iznik, Turkey
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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