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Tile

UnknownSecond half of the 18th Century

Pera Museum

Pera Museum

Square shape, white paste, white slip, transparent glaze. The design is draw in black contours and coloured cobalt blue, manganese purple, yellow and green. The centre contains a large blue-spotted latticed cartouche with a baroque frame. The upper and lower ends of the frame are crowned with oyster shells with small crosses on either side. The other two sides of the frame have wavy borders and foliate curve at their ends. Cherubim have been drawn in each corner; their wings are filled with fish-scale motif and only their facial details have been represented.

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Details

  • Title: Tile
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Second half of the 18th Century
  • Physical Dimensions: w205 x h207 cm
  • Collection: Kütahya Tiles and Ceramics Collection
  • Type: ceramic
  • Rights: Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Collection, Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation
  • External Link: Kütahya Tiles and Ceramics Collection

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