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tile

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Lahore (probably, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    grey siliceous earthenware with cuerda seca decoration over a white slip

  • Museum number:

    IS.4-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 8

Physical description

Part of a larger composition of a hunting scene, the tile depicts a wounded antelope in yellow with an arrow in its side and the back end of a white horse with green hooves. The animals are outlined in black on a cobalt-blue ground.

Place of Origin

Lahore (probably, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

grey siliceous earthenware with cuerda seca decoration over a white slip

Dimensions

Height: 10 in, Width: 9.5 in

Descriptive line

Architecture, ceramic, Panjab, C17

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel paint; Slip

Techniques

Cuerda seca

Subjects depicted

Hunting; Horse; Antelope

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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