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Tile: C.1D-1931

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33


Production: Unknown




Tile. Persian, 14th century. Light buff frit body, the upper surface moulded in relief with foliage surrounding a central raised dot, flanked by flower heads; covered with a turquoise glaze; polygonal. The tile is mounted on a daug of plaster with three others.

Measurements and weight

Length: 14.5 cm
Width: 9.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-03-05) by Beddington, N. A. C.


14th Century
Circa 1300 CE - 1400 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( turquoise)
Upper Surface

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1D-1931
Primary reference Number: 17488
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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