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Ceramics - Persia 11th-12th Centuries (Images)

Updated: May 15, 2022

Iran

From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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11th-12th Century Iran. Boat shaped bowl with human head and animals. Stonepaste; molded, opaque white glaze. H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) W. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) L. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) Wt. 6.2 oz. (175.8 g). Accession no. 63.159.3.








Late 11th - Early 12th Century Iran. Stonepaste; molded and pierced, monochrome decoration under transparent glaze. The auspicious words “glory, prosperity, blessed power, and mercy to its owner” are inscribed in cursive script on this bowl, while the kufic inscription reads “Made by Hasan al-Qashani.” H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8cm) Diam. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) Wt. 11.9 oz. (337.4 g). Accession no. 68.223.9.





Late 11th - Early 12th Century Iran. Stonepaste; molded and pierced, monochrome decoration under transparent glaze. The auspicious words “glory, prosperity, blessed power, and mercy to its owner” are inscribed in cursive script on this bowl, while the kufic inscription reads “Made by Hasan al-Qashani.” H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8cm) Diam. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) Wt. 11.9 oz. (337.4 g). Accession no. 68.223.9.






Last quarter of 11th-12th Century Iran. Stonepaste; molded, monochrome glazed. H. 12 in. (30.5 cm) Diam. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm). Accession no. 13.93.3.






















11th Century. Iran. Stonepaste carved and glazed. Floriated Kufic script: al-Izz; Glory. H. 2 1/8 (5.4 cm) Diam. 12 in. (30.5 cm). Accession no. 29.160.8.













12th Century. Iran. Stonepaste; incised under transparent glaze. Incised scroll work on the outside and sunburst pattern on the inside. Imitating Ding porcelain from China. H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm) Diam. of rim. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) H. of base. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm) Max. diam. of base. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) Min. diam. of base. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm). Accession no. 63.159.2.



12th Century. Iran. Stonepaste; carved and glazed. H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)

Diam. 13 9/16 in. (34.4 cm)

Wt. 41 oz. (1162.5 g). Accession No. 29.160.6.












Late 1tth to early 12th Centuries. Elephant Carrying Two Figures Seated on Hawda and Mahout Seated on Neck. Stonepaste; molded, transparent blue glaze. H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) D. 4 in. (10.2 cm) Wt. 8.1 oz. (229.7 g). Accession no. 65.109.1.









12th Century. Iran. Earthenware; slip-covered, glazed. Diam. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm). Accesion no. 20.52.4.
















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