Molded tile, Persian, mid-19th century.

Molded Tile This molded tile depicts four grandees associated with the court of Nasir al-Din Shah (reigned of the Qajar Dynasty They stand at attendance with their hands discreetly folded, demonstrating the formality of court ritual during the period.

Bowl Depicting a Cheetah, 10th century. Ceramic; earthenware, painted in yellow-staining black slip on a white slip ground under a transparent glaze, 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frederick Loeser Fund, 73.165. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 73.165_top_PS2.jpg)

Bowl Depicting a Cheetah Medium: Ceramic; earthenware, painted in yellow-staining black slip on a white slip ground under a transparent glaze Dates: century

Dish        Place of origin:        Iraq (made)      Basra, Iraq (probably, made)      Date:        850-950 (made)      Artist/Maker:        Unknown (production)      Materials and Techniques:        Earthenware, with an opaque white glaze, colours splashed and painted into the glaze

Dish

Date: (made) Place: Iraq Artist/maker: Unknown

Lusterware mince dish with seven hollows / Iran, late 12th – early 13th century / Fritware, lustre painted on an opaque white glaze, Ø 31.1 cm / Kindly lent by Princess Catherine Aga Khan

Lusterware mince dish with seven hollows / Iran, late – early century / Fritware, lustre painted on an opaque white glaze, Ø cm / Kindly lent by Princess Catherine Aga Khan

An Abbasid pottery bowl with bands

Bonhams : An Abbasid slip-painted pottery Bowl Mesopotamia, Century

Bowl, early Islamic Samarra type, with rounded sides and slightly flattened out-turned rim. Greyish white glaze painted in darkish blue with conventional design consisting of eight-petaled opaque flower within the six-pointed median star, the whole enclosed within a six-scalloped circle. Broken and mended. Rey excavation.

Bowl, early Islamic Samarra type, with rounded sides and slightly flattened out-turned rim. Greyish white glaze painted in darkish blue with conventional design consisting of eight-petaled opaque flower within the six-pointed median star, the whole enclosed within a six-scalloped circle. Broken and mended. Rey excavation.

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