Star tile with paired birds and cypress
Object Place: N W Iran
Longest 15.5 cm.
Medium or Technique
Pinkish fritware, with blue border and cypress painted on whitened glaze, and with reduced luster decoration applied in second firing.
Not On View
A medium sized Kashan star tile painted in a chocolate colored luster, with two paired but individually posed doves in reserve on either side of a simplified cypress tree. The birds are surrounded by leaf forms.
Lent by Dr. Denman W. Ross, Sept. 30, 1913. Made a gift 2/15/1917
Denman Waldo Ross Collection