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

Tile

second half of 16th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in red, dark blue and turquoise-blue, outlined in olive-green, with tulips and rosettes alternating on a looped foliated stem, within a border of cresting from the points of which spring small tulips and hyacinths alternately. In the intervals are small closed forms.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed
Brief description
Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip, Turkey (Iznik), second half of 16th century.
Physical description
Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in red, dark blue and turquoise-blue, outlined in olive-green, with tulips and rosettes alternating on a looped foliated stem, within a border of cresting from the points of which spring small tulips and hyacinths alternately. In the intervals are small closed forms.
Dimensions
  • Length: 25.4cm
  • Width: 14.6cm
Style
Object history
Bought from the Myers Collection.
Production
register
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
424-1900

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Record createdMarch 18, 2009
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