Royal Copenhagen (BERTE JESSEN) Opus Scholasticum Persian Iznik Style Stoneware Dish
A beautiful stoneware dish, decorated in the style of Persian / Iznik pottery, attributed to Berte Jessen. This piece is unique and was created in the experimental kiln known as Opus Scholasticum, located in the garden at Royal Copenhagen. Artists working at Royal Copenhagen were encouraged to try and recreate historic patterns, both in materials and decorations, and in the process, become better artists. The dish is marked BJ (attributed to Berte Jessen), the 3 wavy lines and the Opus Scholasticum hallmark, as well as the unique identification number 1659.
Condition: The dish is in excellent condition, with no defects of any kind.
Dimensions: The dish has a diameter of 26.5cm (approx. 10 3/5 inches).