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Dish rounded form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, viridian green and relief red, outlined in black, with a lion surrounded by tulips and hyacinth flowers, the rim with circular and spiral motifs, the reverse with alternating floral motif.
AKM811, Dish with Blue Lion and Tulips

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Dish with Blue Lion and Tulips
  • Accession Number:AKM811
  • Place:Turkey, Iznik
  • Dimensions:36.5 cm
  • Date:ca. 1560
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, polychrome painted under a transparent glaze (Iznik ware)

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