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Eight-pointed Star Tile with Foliage and Inscription

Object Name:
Star-shaped tile
Date:
second half 13th century
Geography:
Made in Iran, probably Kashan
Medium:
Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1941
Accession Number:
41.165.28
Not on view
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1941; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Riding Across Central Asia: Images of the Mongolian Horse in Islamic Art," April 26, 2000–November 12, 2000, no catalogue.

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