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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Isfahan (possibly, made)
    Iran

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, painted and glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.227-1923

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tile of glazed fritware, painted in colours. Hexagonal and painted in deep blue, turquoise, red, yellow and black with an angel. Border of scrolls scratched through a grey band.

Place of Origin

Isfahan (possibly, made)
Iran

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, painted and glazed

Dimensions

Height: 13.9 cm, Width: 15.9 cm

Descriptive line

Tile, mounted with six others, fritware, hexagonal, painted in colours and glazed, Iran (possibly Isfahan), ca. 1600.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lane, Arthur. "The So-Called 'Kubachi' Wares of Persia" The Burlington Magazine vol.75 (October 1939) 156-163, pl.III.A

Production Note

Kubachi-type

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Scrolls; Angel

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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