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Architectural fragment - Architectural fragment

Architectural fragment

  • Object:

    Architectural fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Gaur (made)

  • Date:

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

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed terracotta

  • Museum number:

    IM.565:9-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Square tile with high-relief full-blown lotus painted in enamel colours in white, green and yellow on a deep-blue ground.

Place of Origin

Gaur (made)

Date

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

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed terracotta

Dimensions

Length: 7 5/8 in, Width: 7 5/8 in, Thickness: 1 5/8 in

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.

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.) :

Production Note

A part of eleven terracotta bricks, with ornament modelled and cut by hand mainly in full-relief.

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Islamic

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles; Architecture; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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