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Star tile with two bird-like beasts

Persian
Ilkhanid
1280-1320


Object Place: N W Iran

Dimensions

Longest 12 cm.

Accession Number

17.1331

Medium or Technique

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

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Classifications

Tiles

A small Kashan star tile, apparently without a border but with touches of blue at the edges, and a central blue spot. The decoration, in a reddish luster, shows two bipedal creatures in reserve, surrounded by poorly drawn vegetation, while a small area at the bottom is reserved for three fish.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection