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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Tile; stone-paste body painted with glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 20.6 x 25.1 x 3.3 cm (8 1/8 x 9 7/8 x 1 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    A rectangular, off-white frit tile with an opaque white underglaze. Overglaze painted with yellow, green, turquoise, blue and manganese black/purple outlines depicting a bird perched on a fruit tree branch. Sides and back are unglazed.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Architectural Element
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