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Following the Stars: Images of the Zodiac in Islamic Art

Following the Stars: Images of the Zodiac in Islamic Art

Carboni, Stefano
1997
48 pages
45 illustrations
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Stefano Carboni

Met Art in Publication

Tray with Sun Symbol, Brass; cast, chased, engraved, inlaid with silver and gold
14th century
Candlestick, Brass; inlaid with silver, gold, and black compound
late 13th–first half 14th century
Basin with Zodiac Signs and Royal Titles, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound
late 13th–early 14th century
Tray Made for the Rasulid Sultan al-Mu'ayyad Da'ud ibn Yusuf, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound
early 14th century
Ewer Base with Zodiac Medallions, Brass; engraved, inlaid with silver and copper
first half 13th century
Pen Box, Brass; engraved, incised, and inlaid with silver
13th century
Bowl with Courtly and Astrological Motifs, Stonepaste; polychrome inglaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i)
late 12th–early 13th century
Mortar and Pestle made for Abu Bakr 'Ali Malikzad al-Tabrizi, Bronze; inlaid with silver and black compound
late 12th–early 13th century
Ewer, Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and a black compound
ca. 1180–1210
Group of Zodiac Coins--Aries, Leo, Pisces, Taurus, Capricorn, Silver
dated 1027 AH/1617–18 CE
Coin, Gold
dated 1028 AH/1619 CE
Coin with Gemini Zodiac Sign, Silver
dated 1027 AH/1618 CE
Coin with Sign of Cancer, Silver
1032 AH?/1622–23 CE
Coin with Sign of Libra, Gold
dated 1034 AH/1625 CE
Coin, Gold
dated 1031 AH/1621–22 CE
Coin, Gold
dated 1028 AH/1619 CE
Coin with Sign of Leo, Gold
dated 1033 AH/1624 CE
Coin, Silver
dated 1030 AH/1621 CE
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi, Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi  Iranian, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
dated 741 AH/1340–41 CE
Inkwell with Zodiac Signs, Brass; cast, inlaid with silver, copper, and black compound
early 13th century
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