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Title     Five tiles, Kashan, Iran (stone-paste decorated in golden brown lustre) creator     Islamic School Description     diameter of each tile: 31.2; Location     Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK Medium     stone-paste decorated in golden brown lustre Credit     Five tiles, Kashan, Iran (stone-paste decorated in golden brown lustre), Islamic School / Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK / The Bridgeman Art Library

Title Five tiles, Kashan, Iran (stone-paste decorated in golden brown lustre) creator Islamic School Description diameter of each tile: 31.2; Location Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK Medium stone-paste decorated in golden brown lustre Credit Five tiles, Kashan, Iran (stone-paste decorated in golden brown lustre), Islamic School / Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK / The Bridgeman Art Library

Dated 1261–63 Dimensions Width point-to-point 30.8 cm (12 1/8 in.) Medium Composite body (quartz, clay, and glaze frit), overglaze painted in metallic luster pigment Collections Asia Classifications Tiles Culture Persian Place of Manufacture Kashan, Iran (Persia) Period Ilkhanid (Mongol)

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Croix de revêtement Ladjvardina, Kashan, art ilkhanide, deuxième moitié du 13e siècle

Croix de revêtement Ladjvardina, Kashan, art ilkhanide, deuxième moitié du 13e siècle

Eight-pointed star tile. Fritware (stonepaste), painted in blue and lustre over an opaque white glaze. The central field is decorated in reserve against a  lustred background with two hares and foliage. The border is decorated with a frieze of dotted medallions and scrolls, outlined in lustre, coloured in blue and enclosed within lustre lines. Reverse undecorated.

Eight-pointed star tile. Fritware (stonepaste), painted in blue and lustre over an opaque white glaze. The central field is decorated in reserve against a lustred background with two hares and foliage. The border is decorated with a frieze of dotted medal

A KASHAN COBALT AND LUSTRE POTTERY STAR TILE CENTRAL IRAN, DATED 8 JUMADA I AH 738/2 DECEMBER 1337 AD Of eight-pointed form, decorated with geometric design outlined in cobalt-blue on a ground of vines and large flowerheads, inscription including date in naskh around the border, dark brown outline, repaired breaks

A KASHAN COBALT AND LUSTRE POTTERY STAR TILE CENTRAL IRAN, DATED 8 JUMADA I AH 738/2 DECEMBER 1337 AD Of eight-pointed form, decorated with geometric design outlined in cobalt-blue on a ground of vines and large flowerheads, inscription including date in naskh around the border, dark brown outline, repaired breaks

Cross-Shaped Tile  Date: second half 13th century Geography: Iran, probably Kashan Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze with touches of cobalt blue and turquoise color

Cross-Shaped Tile Date: second half century Geography: Iran, probably Kashan Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; luster-painted on opaque white glaze with touches of cobalt blue and turquoise color

Cross-Shaped Tile  Object Name:     Cross-shaped tile Date:     13th century Geography:     Iran, probably Kashan Culture:     Islamic Medium:     Stonepaste; inglaze painted in blue and turquoise and luster-painted on opaque white glaze Dimensions:     8 in. (20.3 cm) Wt. (whole group) 31 lbs. (14.1 kg) Classification:     Ceramics Credit Line:     H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1941 Accession Number:     41.165.39

Cross-Shaped Tile Object Name: Cross-shaped tile Date: century Geography: Iran, probably Kashan Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; inglaze painted in blue and turquoise and luster-painted on opaque white glaze

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Cross-Shaped Tile Object Name: Cross-shaped tile Date: century Geography: Iran, probably Kashan Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; inglaze painted in blue and turquoise and luster-painted on opaque white glaze