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Hexagonal Tile with Floral Design

Object Name:
Hexagonal tile
Date:
ca. 1535
Geography:
Turkey, Iznik
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm) W. 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm) D. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm) Wt. (>42 oz)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1940
Accession Number:
40.181.11
Not on view
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (by 1930–40; gifted to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 12 to June 28, 1931." In Loan Exhibition of Ceramic Art of the Near East. New York, 1931.

"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 107, pp. 254-255, ill. p. 255 (b/w).



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