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Star tile with fish and foliage

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Inscription

Persian poetry, unread

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection. Given to the MFA June 11, 1908

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Ilkhanid (Mongol), 13th or early 14th century

Object Place

probably Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 20.5 x 20.5 cm (8 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.295

Medium or Technique

Composite body (quartz, clay, and glass frit), overglaze painted in luster

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles