11 juillet 2014

Bottle with polychrome floral decoration, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Bottle with polychrome floral decoration, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with underglaze painting in coloured slips and blue, 35 x 21 x 11 cm max. (height x width x depth), at foot 12 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. (EA1978.1709). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
11 juillet 2014

Dish with vegetal decoration, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Dish with vegetal decoration, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and coloured slips, 6.5 cm (height), 39.3 cm (diameter). Bequeathed by Christopher T. Gandy, 2012. (EA2012.136). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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11 juillet 2014

Dish with horses, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Dish with horses, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black, 10.7 cm (height), 42.5 cm (diameter), at foot 21.3 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. (EA1978.2167). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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11 juillet 2014

Dish with Chinese lion dog, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Dish with Chinese lion dog, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black, 8.2 cm (height), 47 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.  (EA1978 1784). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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11 juillet 2014

Base of a water pipe with floral decoration, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

  Base of a water pipe with floral decoration, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with underglaze painting in coloured slips and blue, 17.8 cm (height), 18 cm (diameter), at foot 7.5 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. (EA1978.1712). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
11 juillet 2014

Pouring vessel, or kendi, in the form of an elephant, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Pouring vessel, or kendi, in the form of an elephant, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black, 22 x 17.5 x 11.5 cm max. (height x width x depth. Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. (EA1978.1700). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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11 juillet 2014

Jar with birds in a landscape, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Jar with birds in a landscape, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware with underglaze painting in blue, 11.7 cm (height), 18.1 cm (diameter), at foot 10 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. (EA1978.1722). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
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11 juillet 2014

Dish with pheasants amid foliage, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722)

Dish with pheasants amid foliage, Iran, Safavid Period (1501 - 1722), fritware, with incised decoration and underglaze painting in blue, 7.7 cm (height), 48 cm (diameter), at foot 27.5 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. (EA1978.2169). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford Chinese ceramics and porcelain were eagerly collected by Islamic rulers in Egypt, Turkey and Iran from the early 15th century onwards. Through substantial purchases and rich diplomatic gifts, the collections of the Topkapi... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2014

Bowl with bird and peonies, Iran, Timurid Period (1370 - 1507)

Bowl with bird and peonies, Iran, Timurid Period (1370 - 1507), fritware, with underglaze painting in blue, 8.2 cm (height), 17.5 cm (diameter). Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956 (EA1956.114). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford The 1600s saw a boom in the production of ceramics to supply the burgeoning Iranian cities made rich on manufacturing and trade. Chinese porcelain remained highly fashionable and continued to inspire the Islamic potters to the manufacture of fine blue-and-white pieces. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2014

Cairo Under Wraps: Exhibition of early Islamic textiles features nearly 80 rare and delicate fabrics

  Qasab fragment with ducks and parrots Gauzy linen tabby with silk and gold tapestry Egypt Mid-11th century 980.78.111.A Wilkinson Collection, Gift of Albert and Federico Friedberg. TORONTO.- Cairo Under Wraps: Early Islamic Textiles, a Centennial exhibition on view at the Royal Ontario Museum, highlights the ROM’s collection of early Islamic textiles, dating largely from the 8th to 12th centuries. More than half of the exhibition’s approximately 80 fabrics are on public display for the first time and many of the oldest were... [Lire la suite]


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