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Plate

Beginning of the 20th century

White/cream coloured paste, white slip, transparent glaze with underglaze cobalt blue, brownish red, turquoise, yellow, and blue decoration. Outlines are black. Slightly concave body and ring base. The centre of the plate is divided into two parts. There is the amblem of the Ottoman State on top, with the tughra of Abdul Hamid II and “el ghazi” written in Arabic script at the bottom. “Muzaffer ol daima” (Be victorious always) is written inside the banner shaped cartridge at the bottom, surrounded by open curtain-motifs.