Tile

ca. 1550-1600 (made)

Unknown

Height: 47.5 cm Overall height with frame, Width: 36 cm Overall width with frame

189:10-1881 MES

Tile panel (with 189:9,11-12-1881), fritware, decorated with foliate motifs in blue, black, green and red, Turkey (Iznik), 1550-1600

Tile panel (4 tiles), fritware, consisting of a square and a rectangular tiles above two similar tiles framed to form a rectangular panel. The upper two tiles form a niche with carnations, tulips and flowerheads within spandrels painted with a cloud-scroll ground, and bordered on three sides with a naturalistic floral scroll on a red ground, the lower tiles with a similar border, but lack the spandrels, painted in cobalt blue, green, black and iron-red.

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

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