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Star tile with radial design

Persian
Ilkhanid
1260-1320


Object Place: Kashan, N W Iran

Dimensions

Longest 19.5 cm.

Accession Number

86.77

Medium or Technique

Light colored fritware, with blue design and turquoise accents on whitened glaze, and with reduced brown luster decoration applied in a second firing.

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Classifications

Tiles

A medium-sized 8-pointed Kashan tile with a luster border inscription surrounding a radial lattice in blue with luster painting of vegetal forms in reserve.

Provenance

1886, purchased by the MFA from Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin (b.1837-d.1914), Burlington, VT. (Accession date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Everett Fund