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Sweetmeat Dish

Creation date: late 13th century - early 14th century
Creation place: Iran

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Type: Ceramic Dish
Medium and Support: Fritware with lapis lazuli glaze, enamels, and gold
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Irving T. Snyder
Conservation funded by Sarah E. Aghassi and Shahri Estakhry Aghassi
Accession Number: 1964.131
State/Province: Markazi Province
Dimensions: 4 3/4 in. x 13 1/8 in. x 13 1/8 in. (12.07 cm x 33.34 cm x 33.34 cm)
Currently on view


D. G. Kelekian, New York, New York ( - )

Mrs. Irving T. Snyder, Coronado, California ( - 1964)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (1964 - )

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04/17/17 Diana Chou
Sweetmeat dish
Iran, 13th–14th century
Lajvardina ware: stonepaste covered with a dark blue glaze and decorated in opaque red, white, and gold
Last Updated: 4/17/2017


This object was included in the following exhibitions:

6000 Years of Persian Art The Iranian Institute , 4/24/1940 - 5/24/1940

Islamic Ceramics and Luristan Bronzes: Collection of The Fine Arts Gallery The San Diego Museum of Art , 10/1/1964 - 11/1/1964

Tastes in Asian Art Rotation , 5/28/2005 - 11/6/2005

Arts of Iran The San Diego Museum of Art , 1/20/2017 - 00/00/00


This object has the following bibliographic references:

Islamic Ceramics and Luristan Bronzes: San Diego Museum of Art. San Diego, California, 1964
Page Number: No. 11, Figure Number: 11

Phyllis Ackerman. Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art The Iranian Institute. New York, New York, 1940
Page Number: 233 no. J

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