Set of forty-eight tiles displaying vases and cypress trees amid flowers

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  • Title

    Set of forty-eight tiles displaying vases and cypress trees amid flowers

  • Associated place

    Syria (place of creation)
  • Date

    17th century (1601 - 1700)
    Ottoman Period (1281 - 1924)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with polychrome underglaze painting, mounted together in a hardwood frame

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  • Dimensions

    with frame 147 x 195 x 6 cm (height x width x depth)
    each tile 23.5 x 23.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Bethnal Green Museum, 1977.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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underglaze painting

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