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Square Tile Depicting a Horseman Killing a Dragon

Object Name:
Square tile
Date:
third quarter 19th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; molded and polychrome painted under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) W. 8 1/2 in. (21.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.182
Not on view
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
Carboni, Stefano, and Tomoko Masuya. Persian Tiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 40, p. 45, ill. (b/w).



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