Cross-shaped tile

Persian
Ilkhanid
October–December 1262


Object Place: Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Diam: 27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

07.902

Medium or Technique

Composite body (quartz, clay and glaze frit), glazed in opaque white and overglaze painted in lustre

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles

Inscription

Quranic inscriptions around border: Sura 1 and Sura 112

Provenance

Bought from Vignier, Paris for 200 francs. Gift of Denman W. Ross, Dec. 12, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection