Unique metallic lustre decorated plate


Unique metallic lustre decorated plate

Period / Age: Second Half of 17th Century, Adiram, (Kashan), Iran

Provenance: Private English Collection


Diameter: 20cm (7.9")

The decoration is on a ground painted with white engobe under transparent alkaline glaze and overpainted with bright copper-colored metallic lustre.
The central pattern shows two peacocks facing each other and set in a heavenly garden with flowers and plants.
On the rim there are repeated stylized floral motifs.

CONDITION: In a very good condition.

ORIGIN: Adiram, (Kashan), Iran