Fragmentary Tile, Probably Arrow-Shaped in Origin, and Modern Filling

Stonepaste; in-glaze and overglaze-painted, opaque white glaze | 10.2in | Late 12th-13th century, with 20th-century fills

Unknown Artist

Whether loose or on a building, Iranian glazed tiles fascinated scholars and collectors for aesthetic reasons. The tiles’ role in the decoration of facades and minarets in the second half of the eleventh century became an early subject of academic in...
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