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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware with moulded and modelled decoration

  • Museum number:

    04160A/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 2

Physical description

Wall tile, rectangular, modelled in high relief with two armed figures riding on horned animals. An inscription impressed beneath the right hand figure. The raised rim moulded with a repetition of the sacred wheel.

Place of Origin

Burma (made)

Date

1750-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware with moulded and modelled decoration

Dimensions

Height: 22.7 cm, Depth: 3.5 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Wall tile from a temple, rectangular, depicting two armed figures riding on horned animals, glazed earthenware, Burma, late 18th or early 19th century

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Modelled; Moulded

Categories

Ceramics; Architecture; Earthenware; Religion

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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