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Star tile with rabbit

Persian
Ilkhanid
1260-1300


Object Place: N W Iran

Dimensions

Length 15 cm.

Accession Number

08.395

Medium or Technique

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

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Classifications

Tiles

The tile has quite an elaborate border in cobalt blue, while the central star shape is painted in brown luster with a rabbit, shown twisting its head and surrounded by leaf forms.

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker