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Glazed Ceramic from West Asia

Ceramic, Glazed, West Asia

Works of Art (47)

Animal-spouted pitcher, 9th–10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, 6D, Zir-i Zamin, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.247)
Architectural tile with partial inscription, Timurid period (1370–1507), second half of 14th century, Present-day Uzbekistan, Stonepaste, carved and glazed (2006.274)
Bottle, Safavid period (1501–1722), 17th century, Iran, Stonepaste, luster painted on opaque blue glaze, silver (30.95.158)
Bowl emulating Chinese stoneware, Abbasid period (750–1258), 9th century, Iraq, probably Basra, Earthenware, painted in blue on opaque white glaze (63.159.4)
Bowl with a figure and birds, 10th century, Attributed to Iran, Nishapur, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.290)
Bowl with Arabic inscription, 10th century, Attributed to Iran or present-day Uzbekistan, Nishapur or Samarqand; found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Earthenware; white slip with incised black slip decoration under transparent glaze (40.170.25)
Bowl with astronomical and royal figures, Seljuq period, late 12th–early 13th century, Central or northern Iran, Stonepaste; polychrome in glaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i) (57.36.4)
Bowl with green, yellow, and brown splashed decoration, 10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, Well in Room 2, Lower Level, Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware) (38.40.137)
Bowl with lion, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Attributed to Iran, Kashan, Stonepaste; overglaze luster-painted on opaque white glaze (68.215.10)
Bowl with prince on horseback, Seljuq period (1040–1196), 12th–13th century, Iran, Stonepaste, applied decoration, polychrome in-glaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i) (51.53)
Bowl with three fish, first half of 14th century, Iran, Fritware, monochrome glazed (59.60)
Bowl with Zodiac signs, Seljuq period, 13th century, Attributed to Iran, Kashan, Stonepaste; overglaze luster-painted on opaque white glaze (27.13.9)
Bowl, 10th century, Iran (Nishapur), Earthenware, slip-painted and glazed (65.270.1)
Bowl, 15th century; Timurid, Iran or Central Asia, Earthenware, underglaze-painted (32.33)
Bowl, late 13th–early 14th century, Iran, Fritware, overglaze painted and gilded (lajvardina) (34.151)
Bowl, Timurid period (1370–1507), second half of the 15th century, Iran, probably Tabriz, Stonepaste, painted in black under turquoise glaze, incised (Kubachi ware) (17.120.70)
Ceramic Lantern, Ayyubid period (1169–1260), early 13th century, Syria, probably Raqqa, stonepaste, underglaze painted in blue, luster painted on transparent glaze (91.1.138)
Chess set, 12th century, Nishapur, Iran, Glazed fritware (1971.193a–ff)
Dish depicting a wedding procession, Seljuq period (1040–1196), first quarter of 13th century, Iran, Kashan, Stonepaste; molded, luster-painted on opaque white glaze (1983.247)
Dish depicting two birds among flowering plants, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1575–90, Turkey, Iznik, Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze (59.69.1)
Dish with "kaleidoscope" design, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1580–85, Turkey, Iznik, Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze (1991.172)
Dish with two intertwined dragons, Safavid period (1501–1722), ca. 1640, Iran, Kirman, Stonepaste, painted in blue under transparent glaze (65.109.2)
Dish, last quarter of 16th century; Ottoman, Iznik, Turkey, Composite body, painted and glazed (1979.412)
Dish, second half of 12th century, Syria, Composite body, carved in relief, incised, and painted under a clear glaze (1979.210)
Flask with Zodiac medallions, Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), first half of 14th century, Iran, Kashan, Stonepaste; molded, monochrome glazed (57.164)
Fragment of a Bowl with a Horse and Rider, early 1200s, Byzantine; Made possibly in Antioch, Terracotta with green glaze over slip, decorated in sgraffito (1984.181)
Jar with lion and landscape elements, Safavid period (1501–1722), first half of 18th century, Iran, Stonepaste, painted under transparent glaze, brass (30.95.160a,b)
Jar with molded decoration, A.H. 681/1282–83 A.D., Iran, Fritware, monochrome glazed (56.185.3)
Jar, Mamluk period (1250–1517), 14th century, Syria, Stonepaste, polychrome painted under transparent glaze (91.1.130)
Mosque lamp, late 16th century, Turkey; Iznik, Composite body, painted and glazed (14.40.731)
Mosque-lamp-shaped vessel with Arabic inscriptions, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), 1525–40, Turkey, Iznik, Stonepaste, painted in blue under transparent glaze (59.69.3)
Panel: striding lion, 604–562 B.C.; Neo-Babylonian period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, Excavated at Wall of Processional Way, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Glazed brick (31.13.2)
Spout in the shape of a man's head, 1st–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Glazed ceramic (56.56)
Storage jar (albarello), late 13th–14th century, Iran, Fritware, overglaze painted (lajvardina) (57.61.12a,b)
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats, early 4th millennium B.C.; Chalcolithic period, Sialk III 7 type, Central Iran, Ceramic, paint (59.52)
Tile frieze, Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), second half of 13th century, Iran, Kashan, stonepaste, molded, in-glaze painted in blue and turquoise, luster painted on an opaque white glaze (10.9.1)
Tile from a mihrab, A.H. 722/1322–23 A.D., Iran, Fritware, underglaze painted (1983.345)
Tile from an inscriptional frieze, Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), dated A.H. 707 / A.D. 1308, Iran, Natanz, from the shrine of 'Abd al-Samad, Stonepaste, underglaze painted in blue, luster painted on opaque white ground, modeled (12.44)
Tile panel with sphinx, Seljuqs of Rum period (1081–1307), late 12th–early 13th century, Turkey, probably Konya, Stonepaste, overglaze-painted and gilded (1976.245)
Tile panel with wavy-vine design, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), 16th–17th century, Syria, probably Damascus, Stonepaste, polychrome painted under transparent glaze (22.185.13a–f)
Tile panel, ca. 1430, Attributed to the workshop of Ghaybi al-Tawrizi (active Tabriz and Damascus, mid-15th century), Probably Syria (Damascus), Stonepaste molded and painted under a transparent glaze (2009.59.2)
Tile panel, dated 1591–2; Ottoman, Syria, Composite body with underglaze paint (58.90.1a–g)
Tile panel, early 14th century (probably 1310), Hasan ibn cAli ibn Ahmad Babavaih, Iran (Kashan), Fritware, overglaze luster-painted (09.87)
Tile with an image of a phoenix, Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), late 13th century, Iran, probably Takht-i Sulaiman, Stonepaste, modeled, underglaze painted in blue and turquoise, luster painted on opaque white ground (12.49.4)
Tile, first half of 15th century; Mamluk, Syria, Composite body with underglaze paint (x.228.1)
Tile, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), early 15th century, Turkey, Bursa, Tempered earthenware, molded, polychrome glazed within black wax resist outlines (cuerda seca technique), gilded (1998.246)