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Tile - National Museum of Asian Art
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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Earthenware, glazed
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 15.7 x 15.7 x 2.3 cm (6 3/16 x 6 3/16 x 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    One of two square tiles, yellow glaze with pink floral motifs, Chinese or European, from Wat Chalerm Phra Kiat.
  • Provenance

    To 1997
    Sarah M. Bekker, acquired from Wat Chalern Phra Kiat, Thailand. [1]
    From 1997
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Sarah M. Bekker. [2]
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1. See also object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Sarah M. Bekker (1923-2013)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Sarah M. Bekker
  • Type

    Architectural Element
  • Restrictions and Rights

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