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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.319
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Octagonal Tile with intertwining split-leaf decoration and inscription in center
Classification
Architectural Elements
Work Type
architectural element
Date
1600-1699
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Syria, Damascus
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Syrian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215893
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Underglaze painted fritware
Technique
Underglazed, painted
Dimensions
19 x 20.5 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.319
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edwin Binney III, Turkish Treasures from the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd, exh. cat., Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR, 1979), 222-3

Jessica Chloros, "An Investigation of Cobalt Pigment on Islamic Ceramics at the Harvard Art Museums" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2008), Unpublished, pp. 1-41 passim

Exhibition History

The Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1987 - 08/02/1987

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