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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Kashan (probably, made)

  • Date:

    early 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, moulded in relief and glazed

  • Museum number:

    1530-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case W, shelf 3

Physical description

Fragment of a rectangular section of a frieze, moulded and glazed in monochrome turquoise glaze, depicting a lion prowling to the left against a background of floral motifs in lower relief.

Place of Origin

Kashan (probably, made)

Date

early 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, moulded in relief and glazed

Dimensions

Length: 22.9 cm, Width: 19.1 cm

Descriptive line

Tile fragment, fritware, moulded in relief under turquoise glaze, Iran (probably Kashan), early 14th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Lions (animals); Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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