Faucher Tile Collection

Faucher Tile Collection

Number: 487
Maker: unknown
Country: Iran (Persia)
Date Made: 1920-1960
Pattern: Birds
Illustration: A single yellow bird amidst flowers
Technique: Hand painted under glaze
Marks: none
Size: 8-5/8" x 6-3/4"
Thickness: 5/8"
Clay Body: white
Comment: Glaze chip on left wing of bird. 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 th
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