Tile Panel With Decoration Of Composite Flowers And Serrated Leaves
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.17
Title
Tile Panel with Decoration of Composite Flowers and Serrated Leaves
Classification
Architectural Elements
Work Type
architectural element
Date
c. 1570
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Turkey, Iznik
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Location
Level 2, Room 2550, Art from Islamic Lands
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Underglaze painted composite body
Technique
Underglazed, painted
Dimensions
39.3 x 67.5 x 2.5 cm (15 1/2 x 26 9/16 x 1 in.)
Provenance
John Goelet, New York, NY, (by 1960), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.17
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Walter B. Denny and Aileen Ribeiro, Court and Conquest: Ottoman Origins and the Design for Handel's Tamerlano at the Glimmerglass Opera, exh. cat., Kent State University Museum (Kent State, OH, 1999), page 38/figure 36

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 84

Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, 1, July 1983, Pg. 1

Exhibition History

Arabesque, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/01/1990 - 03/24/1991

Woven, Hammered, and Thrown: Textiles and Objects from the Islamic World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/22/1991 - 08/18/1991

Pattern and Purpose. Decorative Arts of Islam., Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/19/1994 - 07/03/1994

Court and Conquests, Ottoman Origins and the Designs for Handel's "Tamerlano" at the Glimmerglass Opera, Kent State University Museum, Kent, 02/17/1999 - 04/25/1999; Equitable Gallery, New York, 11/18/1998 - 01/23/1999

A Grand Legacy: Arts of the Ottoman Empire, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/09/1999 - 01/02/2000

The Enlightened Eye: Gifts from John Goelet, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/12/2000 - 05/07/2000

Overlapping Realms: Arts of the Islamic World and India, 900-1900, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 12/02/2006 - 03/23/2008

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted