Luster Wall Tile with a Couple

Luster Wall Tile with a Couple

1266

Fritware with luster-painted design

Overall: 19.5 x 16 cm (7 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust by exchange 1915.524

Description

The design of this tile-a couple with a wine beaker surrounded by verses of Iranian love poetry-indicates that it was originally part of wall decoration and would have alternated with cross-shaped tiles.

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