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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 146

Tile




object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Star-shaped tile decorated in lustre with a man driving a bulldozer; white border with Persian inscription painted in lustre, copied from an original Ilkhanid tile in the Louvre. One of a panel of five lustre tiles, four star-shaped tiles surrounding one cross-shaped tile, made by Abbas Akbari, Tehran, 2019
Dimensions
  • Width: 31cm (Note: Each tile (both stars and crosses) measures 31 cm across at its widest point. As a whole the panel will thus measure 62 cm across at its widest point. )
Collection
Accession Number
ME.43-2020

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record createdJuly 1, 2019
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