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Ceramic dish with a slightly inverted rim, decorated in the centre with two long stemmed arabesque leaves forming an ogival motif and arched medallion with scalloped edges. The background decorated with a fish-scale motif in blue, green and red. The rim has scrollwork and cloud-shaped motifs.
AKM880, Dish with Fish-Scale Pattern

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Dish with Fish-Scale Pattern
  • Accession Number:AKM880
  • Place:Turkey, Iznik
  • Dimensions:29 cm
  • Date:1550-1575
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, polychrome painted under a transparent glaze (Iznik ware)

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