Eight-pointed Star Tile Depicting Animals and Inscription

Object Name: Star-shaped tile
Date: A.H. 665/ A.D. 1267
Geography: Iran, Kashan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze under transparent glaze
Dimensions: W. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line: H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1941
Accession Number: 41.165.17

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