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Tile panel

Tile panel

  • Place of origin:

    Damascus (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1425 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

  • Museum number:

    295:23 to 34-1900

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Panel of tiles of grey fritware, painted in blue, greenish-blue and olive-green on a white slip, and covered with a clear glaze. Painted with trees, flowers, vases and arabesques.

Place of Origin

Damascus (made)

Date

ca. 1425 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

Object history note

Part of a set of seventy-one tiles. Overall size: Height 160 cm; Width 104.1 cm. Bought for £18. 7s. 10d.

Descriptive line

Panel of tiles of grey fritware, painted on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze, Damascus, ca. 1425.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Carswell, John. Some fifteenth century hexagonal tiles from the Far East. London : Victoria & Albert Museum Yearbook, No. 3, 1972.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Arabesques; Flowers; Vases; Trees

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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