Star-Shaped Tile

Stonepaste; inglaze painted in blue and turquoise and luster-painted on opaque white glaze | 20.3 x 20.3cm | 13th-14th century

Unknown Artist

This eight-pointed star tile was once part of a panel of star- and cross-shaped tiles adorning the walls of an Ilkhanid building. The central plant, surrounded by abstract vegetal forms that extend fully into each point of the star, was produced in a...
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