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Cross tile with red-brown and olive luster

Persian
Perhaps around 1350


Object Place: N W Iran

Dimensions

Length: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.658

Medium or Technique

High-fired red earthenware, or a red fritware with an opaque white glaze, then painted with luster pigments and fired again in a reducing atmosphere.

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles

Probably a late Kashan tile with a calligraphic border in a red-brown luster and a vegetal design within in a brassy but variable gold luster (which may result simply from heavier application.)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection