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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    ca. 1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dudley B. Myers, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    780-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 8, box 4

Physical description

Portion of a border tile of glazed grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip. Painted in red and dark blue outlined in olive-green on a turquoise-blue ground. The continuous design consists of a tulip, carnation and other flowers alternating with palmettes enclosing symmetrical floral groups, both on wavy interlacing stems.

Place of Origin

Iznik (made)
Turkey

Date

ca. 1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Length: 21.6 cm, Width: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Portion of a border tile, fritware, painted in colours on a white slip, glazed, Turkey (Iznik), 1550-1600.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Interlace; Flowers; Palmette; Stems

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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