Star tile with vegetal design

Persian
Ilkhanid
1260-1300


Object Place: N W Iran

Dimensions

Length 31 cm.

Accession Number

09.318

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles

A large 8-pointed Kashan tile, painted in a monochrome brown luster with four plant forms arranged in a cross and with four smaller plant forms at the unoccupied corners. The design is primarily in reserve, but both the reserved white area and the luster ground are extensively decorated or textured by designs painted in luster or incised through the luster ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection