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Tile Fragment Depicting a Lion in a Landscape

Unknownfirst half of the 17th century

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Details

  • Title: Tile Fragment Depicting a Lion in a Landscape
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: first half of the 17th century
  • Type: Ceramic
  • Rights: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/98285/Tile_Fragment_Depicting_a_Lion_in_a_Landscape
  • Medium: Ceramic; fritware, painted in yellow, turquoise, cobalt blue, green, black, opaque white, purple, and ochre brown glazes with manganese purple in the cuerda seca (dry-cord) technique
  • Period: Safavid
  • Dynasty: Safavid
  • Dimensions: 9 x 5 in. (22.9 x 12.7 cm)
  • Culture: Persian
  • Collection: Arts of the Islamic World
  • Accession number: 71.194.2

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