Set of four tiles with tulips, prunus sprays, and serrated leavesOn display
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Set of four tiles with tulips, prunus sprays, and serrated leaves
Date2nd half of the 16th century
Ottoman Period (1281 - 1924)
Material and technique
fritware, with polychrome underglaze painting
Dimensionswith frame 55.5 x 55.5 cm (height x width)
No. of items
Presented by Henry Joseph Pfungst, 1909.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of ground quartz and small quantities of clay and finely ground frit (frit is obtained by pouring molten glass into water).
Painting applied to ceramic material before a transparent, or monochrome or coloured glaze for Islamic objects, is applied. The technique was initially developed in China.