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Star-Shaped Tile

Object Name:
Star-shaped tile
Date:
13th century
Geography:
Made in Iran
Medium:
Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
8 in. (20.3 cm)
Wt. 51 lbs. (23.1 kg)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1940
Accession Number:
40.181.12
Not on view
Inscription: this was written in the blessed month of Allah, Ramadan, year 3... (probably A.H. 663, June A.D. 1265)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (by 1930–40; gifted to MMA)
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