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Tile - tile

tile

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Lahore (probably, made)
    Kashmir (recovered)

  • Date:

    2nd quarter of the 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, glazed in cuerda seca technique

  • Museum number:

    IM.257-1923

  • Gallery location:

    South Asia, Room 41, case P

Physical description

Tile, with part of pattern of foliate scrolled cartouches, on yellow ground. The cartouches contain flowers and stems in yellow and brown on a blue ground. Border along one edge of the tile, with flowers and foliate scroll in yellow, brown and green on a blue ground. A brown band divides the border from the main ground.

Place of Origin

Lahore (probably, made)
Kashmir (recovered)

Date

2nd quarter of the 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, glazed in cuerda seca technique

Descriptive line

Tile; Mughal, probably Lahore, second quarter of the 17th century

Materials

Earthenware (red); Enamel paint

Techniques

Cuerda seca

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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