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Eight-pointed Star Tile Depicting Animals and Inscription

Object Name:
Star-shaped tile
Date:
A.H. 665/ A.D. 1267
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Kashan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
W. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1941
Accession Number:
41.165.17
Not on view
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1941; gifted to MMA)
Museum für Islamische Kunst, Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. "The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the M.M.A.," June 15, 1981–August 8, 1981, no. 36.

New York. Hagop Kevorkian Fund Special Exhibitions Gallery. "Persian Tiles," May 4, 1993–January 2, 1994, no. 12.

"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 36, pp. 102-103, ill. p. 103 (b/w).

Watson, Oliver. Persian Lustre Ware. London; Boston: Faber and Faber, 1985. p. 35, ill. pl. 5 (b/w).

Carboni, Stefano, and Tomoko Masuya. Persian Tiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 12, p. 17, ill. (b/w).



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