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Star tile with abstract pattern

Persian
Ilkhanid
1260-1300


Object Place: N W Iran

Dimensions

Length: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.166

Medium or Technique

Fritware, with blue border on whitened glaze, and with reduced luster decoration applied in second firing.

Not On View

Classifications

Tiles

A small 8-pointed Kashan star tile painted with a field of circles in reserve, those in the central star painted using a brown luster, with lines of small white dots between.

Provenance

Before 1903, said to have been bought in Algiers by a Miss Breuer; 1903, gift of George Washington Wales to the MFA. (Accession date: January 15, 1903)

Credit Line

Bequest of George Washington Wales