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The Iranians Leave Farud's Fortress

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Inscription

Inscribed in Persian in band across top of tile: Raftan-i Iranian az dez-i Forud (The Iranians leaving Forud's fortress)

Provenance

H & H Stora, Paris; 1931, sold by H & H Stora to the MFA for $1,200.00. (Accession Date: July 16, 1931)

Credit Line

Julia Knight Fox Fund

Persian, Seljuk, early 13th century

Object Place

probably Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 16 x 1.8cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 x 11/16in.)

Accession Number

31.495

Medium or Technique

Ceramic: composite silicaceous body (quartz, clay, and glass frit), with polychrome and luster pigments (silver and copper) over an opaque white glaze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles