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Tiles

  • Place of origin:

    Damascus (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with polychrome underglaze painting

  • Museum number:

    1215 to H-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case WN []

Physical description

Tiles, nine forming a complete design, fritware, painted in colours with a vase of flowers cypress trees, suspended lamps and inscriptions within a border

Place of Origin

Damascus (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with polychrome underglaze painting

Dimensions

Length: 22.9 cm conversion, Width: 22.9 cm

Object history note

Bought in Cairo for the South Kensington Museum (today the V&A), by Stanley Lane-Poole

Descriptive line

Panel of nine tiles, fritware, painted in blue black and green; Damascus (Syria), 17th century.

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cypress trees; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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