Large 8-pointed star tile

Persian
Seljuk
1210–11


Object Place: Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

W: 27.4 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.509

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles

Inscription

Inscriptions around border, probably Persian verses.

Signed

Signed by Abu Zaid

Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, August 19, 1912.
Made a gift Feb. 15, 1917.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection