Persian - Tile with Figure of a Mounted Warrior, 19th century

Persian

Tile with Figure of a Mounted Warrior, 19th century

Polychrome underglaze painting on molded silceous earthenware, 17.1 x 12.1 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.) overall

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Accession number

C7w2

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection probably before 1915.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 52. (as Persian, "Shah Abbas" style)
Yasuko Horioka et al. Oriental and Islamic Art: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1975), pp. 121-22, no. 56. (as Persian, 19th century)


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Commentary

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