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Star tile with birds and plant

Provenance

Lent by Dr. Denman W. Ross, Sept. 30, 1913. Given to the MFA Feb 15, 1917.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Ilkhanid, early 14th century

Object Place

probably Kashan, Iran

Accession Number

17.539

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tiles