Star tile with bird amidst flowers

Details

  • Title

    Star tile with bird amidst flowers

  • Associated place

    Iran (place of creation)
  • Date

    late 18th century - 19th century (1701 - 1900)
    Qajar Period (1779 - 1925)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, with overglaze lustre decoration

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    30.5 x 30.5 cm (length x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.1579

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Glossary of terms

fritware

lustre

Further reading

Watson, Oliver, Persian Lustre Ware, Faber Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain (London: Faber and Faber, 1985), p. 175, illus. p. 172, pl. 144

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