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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

  • Museum number:

    448-1900

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in red and olive-green with arabesques on a blue ground. Along the top is a narrow guilloche border.

Place of Origin

Iznik (made)
Turkey

Date

1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip

Dimensions

Length: 32.4 cm, Width: 15.2 cm

Object history note

One of two tiles with 448A-1900. Bought from the Myers Collection.

Descriptive line

Border tile, fritware, painted in colours, Turkey (Iznik), second half of 16th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Guilloche; Arabesques

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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