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Tile Panel with Decoration of Composite Flowers and Serrated Leaves


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Tile Panel with Decoration of Composite Flowers and Serrated Leaves, c. 1570-1580
Architectural Element
Ottoman
,
16th century
Ottoman period
Creation Place: Iznik, Turkey
Underglaze painted composite body
39.3 x 67.5 x 2.5 cm (15 1/2 x 26 9/16 x 1 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet
, 1960.17
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
,
Provenance
John Goelet, New York, NY, (by 1960), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Bibliography
"Middle East Studies Association Bulletin", Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, 1, July 1983, Pg. 1

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

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 84

Exhibition History
Arabesque, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/01/1990 - 03/24/1991
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, Equitable Gallery, New York, 11/18/1998 - 01/23/1999
Woven, Hammered, and Thrown: Textiles and Objects from the Islamic World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/22/1991 - 08/18/1991
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
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