Tile

1550-1600 (made)

Unknown

Width: 22.9 cm, Height: 24.4 cm

1638B-1892 MES

Tile from a three-tile panel, fritware, polychrome underglaze decoration with foliate design, Turkey (Iznik), 1550-1600

Tile of fritware, painted in red, green, white and shades of blue with portion of an ogee-shaped compartment filled in with a flowering stem, and surrounded by scroll-work on a turquoise blue ground. The small borders above and below are decorated with wavy floral stems.

Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case WN

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