Faucher Tile Collection

Faucher Tile Collection

Number: 150
Maker: Maker Unknown
Country: Iran (Persia)
Date Made: 1929-1960
Pattern: People
Illustration: Man on horse back holding flowers, vine scroll border across top.
Technique: Hand made
Marks: None. Note: hand made clay body with rough hand moulding on surface and coarse thick glaze layer with beads on edge.
Size: 5.5" x 9"
Thickness: 1/2"
Clay Body: Tan-white
Comment: Persian Relief Tile. These tiles are late flourishings of the Qajar tile industry from Isfahan and other centers in what we used to call Persia. They were made as late as the 1960's in Kashan, and possibly as early as the 1920's or 1930's. The clay was
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