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Title: Frieze Tile with Inscription
Location: Kashan, Iran
Materials: stonepaste body, with moulded relief decoration and lustre over an opaque glaze stained cobalt blue and turquoise
Dimensions: 45 x 41cm
Accession Number: POT 1677
The broad central field contains a raised inscription in thulth, reading, ‘… of the emigration (hijrah) of the Chosen Prophet’. This suggests that the tile was at the end of a dated inscription.
J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.235, p.195.