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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Isfahan (made)
    Tehran (made)
    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1870 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, moulded and painted

  • Museum number:

    1500-1876

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tile, fritware, moulded in relief and underglaze painted in blue, green, yellow and pink outlined in black with a cluster of three stylized flowers, probably chrysanthemum, and foliage. Tile corner damaged.

Place of Origin

Isfahan (made)
Tehran (made)
Iran (made)

Date

1850-1870 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, moulded and painted

Dimensions

Length: 18.5 cm, Width: 12.2 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Object history note

Jules Richard Collection, through Major Robert Murdoch Smith.

The tile was originally dated to the 15th century in the VAM Ceramics Register

Descriptive line

Tile, fritware, moulded in relief and painted in colours with three stylized flowers, probably chrysanthemum, and foliage; Isfahan or Tehran, Iran, mid-19th century.

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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