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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    second half of 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Museum number:

    424-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 8, box 5

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.

Place of Origin

Iznik (made)
Turkey

Date

second half of 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Length: 25.4 cm, Width: 14.6 cm

Object history note

Bought from the Myers Collection.

Descriptive line

Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip, Turkey (Iznik), second half of 16th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Stem; Rosettes; Foliate; Cresting; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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