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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (made)

  • Date:

    1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

  • Museum number:

    1638A-1892

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tile of fritware, square, painted in red, green, white and shades of blue with portion of an ogee-shaped compartment filled in with a flowering stem, and surrounded by scroll-work on a turquoise blue ground. The small borders above and below are decorated with wavy floral stems.

Place of Origin

Iznik (made)

Date

1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Dimensions

Width: 24.4 cm, Height: 24.4 cm

Descriptive line

Tile from a three-tile panel, fritware, polychrome underglaze decoration with foliate design, Turkey (Iznik), 1550-1600

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Scrollwork

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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