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Tile panel

Tile panel

  • Place of origin:

    Fathabad (made)

  • Date:

    about 1360 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with carved decoration and coloured glazes

  • Museum number:

    1978:1, 2-1899

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Panel of two tiles, forming on oblong frieze with a geometric design in shades of turqoise, white and black.

Place of Origin

Fathabad (made)

Date

about 1360 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with carved decoration and coloured glazes

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm, Width: 72 cm, Depth: 6 cm

Descriptive line

Tile panel, fritware with coloured glazes; Central Asia (from Fathabad), near Bukhara, about 1360

Labels and date

TWO PANEL OF FRIEZE TILES
Fritware with carved decoration and coloured glazes
CENTRAL ASIA (from Fathabad, near Bukhara); about 1360
From the tomb of Buyan Quli Khan, which was completely covered with such tilework. The carved stone sarcophagos in the middle of the gallery, though late in date, comes from the same building.
The inscription is from the Quran. [Used until 11/2003]

Materials

Fritware

Categories

Ph_survey; Architecture; Tiles; Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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