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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Kashan (made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed fritware with decoration in high relief, painted in cobalt and lustre

  • Museum number:

    466-1888

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case WN

Physical description

Tile of glaze fritware, mitre shape, decorated with floral scrolls in high relief coloured a rich blue, on a ground of bronze lustre with reserve-painted birds and flowers in white.

Place of Origin

Kashan (made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed fritware with decoration in high relief, painted in cobalt and lustre

Dimensions

Height: 88 cm, Width: 153 cm

Descriptive line

Tile, glazed fritware with decoration in high relief, painted in cobalt and lustre, Iran (Kashan), 13th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Lustre-painted; Glazed; High relief

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Birds; Floral scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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