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Tile - Glazed tile

Glazed tile

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Gaur (made)

  • Date:

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

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed terracotta

  • Museum number:

    9364:6/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Merlon-shaped glazed tile, painted with a lotus in white against a blue ground.

Place of Origin

Gaur (made)

Date

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

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed terracotta

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm

Object history note

From the ruins of Gaur

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

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 a cask containing tiles and many fragments, from the ruins of Gaur.

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Islamic

Categories

Tiles; Ceramics; Architecture; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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