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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Stone-paste painted under glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 6 x 32 cm (2 3/8 x 12 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    The plate stands on a low broad foot; its walls curve gently up to their midpoint where they turn out to form a flat broad section that extends at an angle to the rim. On the inner surface of the plate, the center is decorated with a human-headed brid surrounded by floral elements; around the center, the surface is divided into seven panels each of which contains a simple flower form. Blue and purple were used on top of a white background. The outer surface surrounding the foot is decorated with two annular lines and individual abstract linear forms which are blue in color.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
  • Type

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