Dish with 'Kaleidoscope' Design

Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze | 6.8in | c. 1580-85

Unknown Artist

This dynamically decorated sixteenth-century dish in cobalt blue was produced at the famous kilns at Iznik, in western Anatolia. Stylized variations of lotus petals, ultimately of Chinese inspiration but geometrically patterned into a radiating sunbu...
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