Star tile with birds and plant
Object Place: Kashan, N W Iran
Longest 20.5 cm.
Medium or Technique
Fritware, with double blue border on whitened glaze, with reduced luster decoration applied in second firing.
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An 8-pointed medium Kashan tile with a luster-painted inscription in the border. In the central star, on either side of a large blue plant are two long-legged birds in reserve against luster surrounded by sketchy leaves and flowers.
Lent by Dr. Denman W. Ross, Sept. 30, 1913. Given to the MFA Feb 15, 1917.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection