Star tile with man in garden
Object Place: Kashan, N W Iran
Longest 20.5 cm.
Medium or Technique
Fritware, with wide blue inscribed border on whitened glaze, and with reduced brown luster decoration applied in a second firing.
Not On View
The blue border of this Kashan tile bears a stylish but probably unreadable inscription in reserve. Within the central star, a man in a robe is shown reclining and surrounded by flowering plants.
Band of inscription around edge of tile.
By 1931, purchased by Arthur Upham Pope for the MFA. (Accession Date: September 3, 1931)
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund and funds donated by Edward Jackson Holmes