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Star tile with seated figure

Persian
Ilkhanid
1280-1320


Object Place: N W Iran

Dimensions

Longest 13.5 cm.

Accession Number

17.1373

Medium or Technique

Fritware, with whitened glaze, and with reduced luster decoration applied in second firing.

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles

A small eight-pointed star tile of Kashan type, with a seated figure painted in reserve on a brown luster ground. Similar, but six-pointed, small tiles were producedaround 1200, very early in Kashan production. Tiles like this one appears to be in a revival of this Monumental style.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection