Blue and White Dish

Fritware with underglaze painting in blue and black | 9.6 x 46.7cm | Safavid dynasty (1501–1722), 17th century


Blue-and-white ceramics became popular in the Islamic world as early as the 9th century. In later centuries, the stylistic exchange between Iran and China, as well as the high demand for Chinese porcelain in the Islamic world, led to the production o...
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