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Tile - Glazed tile

Glazed tile

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Gaur (made)

  • Date:

    late 15th century-early 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed terracotta

  • Museum number:

    IM.565:5-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Diamond shaped tile, with rellief stylized flower on stem, in green, orange and black, within a black border on a white recessed ground.

Place of Origin

Gaur (made)

Date

late 15th century-early 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed terracotta

Dimensions

Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 19 cm

Object history note

Lent by the Royal Asiatic Society of London to the India Museum. Transferred from the India Museum to South Kensington Museum in November 1879. Renumbered in 1924.

Descriptive line

Tile; from Gaur, Bengal, India, late 15th - early 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

(1) Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. Arts of India: 1550-1900. text by Rosemary Crill, John Guy, Veronica Murphy, Susan Stronge and Deborah Swallow. London : V&A Publications, 1990. 240 p., ill. ISBN 1851770224 (p. 46, No. 31)

p.32
Arts of Bengal : the heritage of Bangladesh and eastern India : an exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum : 9 November-30 December 1979, Whitechapel Art Gallery ..., 12 January-17 February 1980, Manchester City Art Gallery ... . [London]: Whitechapel Art Gallery, [1979] Number: 085488047X (pbk.) :

Production Note

The museum number shown is incorrect, the correct number is IM.565:7/11-1924

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Islamic

Categories

Ceramics; Architecture; Tiles; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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