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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Damascus (made)

  • Date:

    16th century-17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with polychrome underglaze painting

  • Museum number:

    913:32-1894

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tile of glazed fritware, painted in blue, green and manganese with long leaves uniting and forming lozenge-shaped compartments which enclose symmetrical designs of carnations, hyacinths and rosebuds. The border consists of flowers and leaves in manganese and green on a dark blue ground.

Place of Origin

Damascus (made)

Date

16th century-17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with polychrome underglaze painting

Descriptive line

Tile, fritware with polychrome underglaze painting, Syria (Damascus), 16th-17th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Hyacinths (flowers); Carnations; Leaves; Flowers, rosebuds

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Middle East Section

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