Ten-Pointed Star Tile
Arts of the Islamic World
On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
Ceramic; fritware, painted in cobalt blue, turquoise, and opaque white glazes with manganese purple in the cuerda seca (dry-cord) technique, with leaf gilding
14 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 15 in. (36.8 x 3.2 x 38.1 cm)
mount: 15 × 15 × 1 1/4 in. (38.1 × 38.1 × 3.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
Prior to 1951, provenance not yet documented; before 1951, acquired by Dikran Kelekian of New York; between 1951 and 1971, provenance not yet documented; by 1971, acquired by Ernest Erickson of New York; December 16, 1986, gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc. to the Brooklyn Museum.
In the "a" tile, the left most diamond in the center semi circle is more of an aspen leaf shape than a diamond. In the "b" tile, the left most diamond in the center semi circle appears more like a square, and is inset a bit from the edge of the tile.
Ten-Pointed Star Tile, mid-15th century. Ceramic; fritware, painted in cobalt blue, turquoise, and opaque white glazes with manganese purple in the cuerda seca (dry-cord) technique, with leaf gilding, 14 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 15 in. (36.8 x 3.2 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.227.196a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.227.196a-b_PS11.jpg)
overall, 86.227.196a-b_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2022
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