Dish Depicting Turbaned Youth and Persian Poetic Inscriptions
Arts of the Islamic World
Ceramic, slip, underglaze, glaze
early 17th century
13 5/8 x 2 9/16 in. (34.6 x 6.5 cm)
Thickness of rim: 1/8 in. (0.3 cm) (show scale)
The inscription reads: "May this plate always bring prosperity; May this plate always be among warm dialogue, May this plate be never found empty; May he who eat [from it] always be cheerful".
The inscription on this plate reads:
"May this plate always be full of wealth
May this plate always be in the midst of warm dialogue
May this plate never be empty of wealth
May he who eats [from it] always be cheerful"
Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer
Prior to 1942, provenance not yet documented; by 1942, acquired by Doris Anna Dick Havemeyer (Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer) of Brooklyn, NY; 1942, gift of Doris Anna Dick Havemeyer to the Brooklyn Museum.
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Dish Depicting Turbaned Youth and Persian Poetic Inscriptions, early 17th century. Ceramic, slip, underglaze, glaze, 13 5/8 x 2 9/16 in. (34.6 x 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 42.212.31. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.212.31_top.jpg)
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