Blue-and-Black Glazed Dish with Arabesque Motifs

Ceramic/Glazed stone-paste, underglaze-painted and overglaze painted white | 9.5 x 2.188in | 13th century

Artist Unknown

A dark-blue dish has a shallow open center and sits on a short, glazed foot. Inside the dish are black and white arabesque spirals and cusped medallions that join at center to form a cruciform motif. The black motifs are of undulating form enhanced b...
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