Dish with Scalloped Rim and Radial Pattern, Made in Iran, probably Rayy, 12th–early 13th century, with early 20th century additions. Stonepaste; luster-painted, in-glaze painted, transparent colorless and blue glaze. H. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm) Diam. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm). Purchase, Rogers Fund, and Gift of The Schiff Foundation, 1966 (66.159) © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Luster pieces like this scalloped dish often went unaltered in the early twentieth century because the metallic sheen could not be replicated with a pigment. Overpainting on this dish was employed mostly to cover joints.