Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tile

ca. 1550-1600 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Border tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in red and shades of blue, outlined in olive-green with a palmette, serrated leaves, and two half rosettes on scrolled stems, all on a blue ground. Along the top is a border of cresting, while the lower edge is bevelled and decorated with a band of fret pattern.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed
Brief Description
Border tile, fritware, painted in colours on a white slip, Turkey (Iznik), ca. 1550-1600
Physical Description
Border tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in red and shades of blue, outlined in olive-green with a palmette, serrated leaves, and two half rosettes on scrolled stems, all on a blue ground. Along the top is a border of cresting, while the lower edge is bevelled and decorated with a band of fret pattern.
Dimensions
  • Length: 30.2cm
  • Width: 21.9cm
Style
Object history
Bought from the Myers Collection.
Production
register
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
398-1900

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record createdMarch 18, 2009
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