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Floor tile: C.101-1984

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery


Maker: Unknown




Floor tile fragment with deer and flower scrolls. This is a fragment of a square tile which had an elaborate eight-petalled lotus design in the centre and a variation of this motif in each of the four corners. The front edge is covered with an intricate floral scroll enclosing a pair of confronting deer. The whole decoration is crisply moulded. The fine clay body is of dark grey colour.
With box 115 (C.101A-1984).


History note: Unknown before donors

Legal notes

Gompertz gift

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs


7th Century
Unified Silla Period
Circa 650 - 700

Components of the work

Tile composed of earthenware Length 30.1 cm Width 6.7 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.101-1984
Primary reference Number: 15971
Box number: 115
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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