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Border tile - Border tile

Border tile

  • Object:

    Border tile

  • Place of origin:

    Gaur (West Bengal) (made)

  • Date:

    c. 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terracotta glazed bricks

  • Museum number:

    9592(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular border tile with a moulded raised chain link motif in variously coloured enamels.

Place of Origin

Gaur (West Bengal) (made)

Date

c. 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terracotta glazed bricks

Dimensions

Length: 22 cm, Width: 6 cm

Object history note

Glazed polychrome tile from the ruins of the City of Gaur

Historical significance: Example of ceramic tile from the Sultanate Bengal period

Descriptive line

Oblong border tile with a moulded raised chain link motif in variously coloured enamels.; Architecture, ceramic, glazed, Gaur Bengal plus parts 1 and 2

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

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.) :

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Fired

Subjects depicted

Islamic

Categories

Ceramics; Architecture; Tiles; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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