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This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: English, German.

Name of Object:

Tile

Location:

Vienna, Austria

Holding Museum:

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

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Date of Object:

16th century

Museum Inventory Number:

Or 1131

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Ceramic with painting in cobalt blue under the glaze

Provenance:

Syria, Damascus

Description:

In 1517, when Syria became part of the Ottoman empire, the great history of ceramics was over. But domestic and architectural ceramics erose, strongly influenced by Iznik, and much needed for numerous new buidings and renovations.

Citation of this web page:

 "Tile" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;at;Mus21;23;en

MWNF Working Number: AT1 23

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