Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (made)
    Iznik

  • Date:

    ca. 1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Museum number:

    398-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 8, box 1

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.

Place of Origin

Turkey (made)
Iznik

Date

ca. 1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Length: 30.2 cm, Width: 21.9 cm

Object history note

Bought from the Myers Collection.

Descriptive line

Border tile, fritware, painted in colours on a white slip, Turkey (Iznik), ca. 1550-1600

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Rosette; Leaves; Serrated; Frets (patterns); Scroll; Palmette; Stems

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.