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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Gaur (Made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1450-1550 (Made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ceramic tile, glazed and painted.

  • Museum number:

    IS.65-2001

  • Gallery location:

    South Asia, Room 41, case J

Physical description

Rectangular, the front surface painted dark blue decorated with three white spiral-like flower heads or palmettes.

Place of Origin

Gaur (Made)

Date

ca. 1450-1550 (Made)

Materials and Techniques

Ceramic tile, glazed and painted.

Descriptive line

Painted ceramic tile from Gaur, Bengal, Western India, dating from the late 15th-early 16th century.

Production Note

Made almost certainly pre-1879

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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