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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dudley B. Myers, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    777A-1900

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. The design consists of floral devices on foliated stems in red, white and blue on a turquoise-blue ground under a blue and white arcade. The lower edge is bevelled and painted with interlaced foliage.

Place of Origin

Iznik (made)
Turkey

Date

1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Length: 12.4 cm, Width: 11.1 cm, Width: 42.7 cm Frame dimensions, Height: 15 cm Frame dimensions, Depth: 5 cm Frame dimensions

Object history note

From the Suleimaniyeh Mosque, Istanbul. Part of three tiles 777 to B-1900.

Descriptive line

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

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Foliated; Floral; Stem; Interlace

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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