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-17th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in dark blue, green and turquoise-blue, outlined in olive-green, with part of an ogee-shaped compartment outlined by floral sprays on curved bands which spring from palmette-shaped devices. The compartment is filled in with a bunch of grapes, vine-leaves, tulips, violets and other flowers on a blue ground.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Fritware with underglaze decoration and painted over white slip
Brief Description
Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip, Damascus, second half of 16th century-17th century.
Physical Description
Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in dark blue, green and turquoise-blue, outlined in olive-green, with part of an ogee-shaped compartment outlined by floral sprays on curved bands which spring from palmette-shaped devices. The compartment is filled in with a bunch of grapes, vine-leaves, tulips, violets and other flowers on a blue ground.
Dimensions
  • Length: 26cm
  • Width: 26cm
Object history
Bought from the Myers Collection.
Production
register
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
524-1900

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record createdMarch 19, 2009
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