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Portuguese Ceramic Tile


Kim Martins
by Pedro Ribeiro Simões
published on 27 September 2019
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A polychrome faience azulejo (or glazed ceramic tile) showing a vase of flowers with cherubim. This tile is typical of designs influenced by Portugal's overseas colonies and territories. The tile is from Nossa Senhora da Esperança Convent, Lisbon Portugal and was made in the 17th century CE. This image was taken in 2018 CE.

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Simões, P. R. (2019, September 27). Portuguese Ceramic Tile. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Simões, Pedro R. "Portuguese Ceramic Tile." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 27, 2019.

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Simões, Pedro R. "Portuguese Ceramic Tile." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Sep 2019. Web. 05 Mar 2021.

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