Star tile with bouquet and fish
Object Place: Kashan, N W Iran
Length 20.5 cm.
Medium or Technique
Fritware with whitened glaze and with reduced luster decoration applied in second firing.
Not On View
The tile has a plain border on which is painted an inscription, probably of poetic verses. The inner star-shaped field is well painted with a large bouquet of flowers and leaves in reserve, with an area for two fish at the bottom.
Persian poetry, unread
Denman Waldo Ross Collection. Given to the MFA June 11, 1908
Denman Waldo Ross Collection