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The moulded head of the terracotta figurine represents a royal personnage. He wears a three-lobed crown, spherical earrings, and a necklace. He is seated with his legs bent from the hips at right angles to the upper part of the body. The legs are crossed and thus form a circular base which allows the essentially two-dimensional figure to remain erect. The assembling of the limbs was apparently done after the figurine had been cast.
Iranian (Iranian)
Seated figure with tripartite crown
10th century
Museum Purchase
1960/1.134
"This bowl on a high flaring foot probably was made in Kashan during the early years of the 13th century. Aside from a few touches of blue at the rim, the decoration consists of an undulating arabesque scroll which has been incised into the wall of the vessel just below the rim. The contours of the leaf forms were further defined by punching small holes in the vessel's walls which were subsequently filled by the transparent glaze. The connection of this group to Kashan is suggested by a bowl now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in which the interior of the vessel has blue and black underglaze painting in a style well known from other Kashan wares." -PPS
Iranian (Iranian)
Footed Bowl with openwork floral scroll design
1167 – 1232
Museum Purchase
1957/1.61
White earthenware bowl that has a band with transparencies encircling the center of side. Paste is "Islamic II" and the glaze is semi-mat with medium wide crackle. The bowl was fired upright and is cream monochrome color. The bowl has been restored and is from the Seljuk period.
Iranian (Iranian)
Bowl
1167 – 1232
Museum purchase
1957/1.59
This Mina'i ware bowl fragment displays well preserved base decorations. Five figures, two birds, a tree and a rim of Kufic insciptions float on the interior, while the exterior exhibits alternating red and cobalt symbols. The bowl is made with a pink-tan paste and a glossy all-over glaze. Ivory, red, cobalt, turquoise, black, pink and brown paints are used to create vibrant imagery.
Iranian (Iranian)
Mina'i ware bowl fragment with figures
1167 – 1232
Museum purchase
1957/1.67
Baked clay bowl. Interior is symmetrical incised designs of two pairs of animals cut through glossy, fine-crackle top glaze and cream slip, showing brown and some green patches. The exterior has drops of glaze on upper part run down. Paste is light brown, medium fine and medium hard. Interior tripod marks indicate possible double firing. The colors are green and cream on the interior. On the exterior the upper part is green over cream slip and the lower part is gray-brow. The rim is entirely green. The bowl is mended and slightly restored. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Bowl with inverted rim
11th century
Museum purchase
1957/1.56
This Kashan style bowl comes from the Seljuk period in Iran. The bowl features a simplified  design of thin cobalt blue stripes that radiate from the interior foot to the rim. The overall bowl is done on a tan ground with a slightly green coloring. The bowl is either late 12th or early 13th century Seljuk pottery.<br />
 
Iranian (Iranian)
Conical Bowl with simple blue stripe design
12th century
Museum purchase
1957/1.64
The dish belongs to a large group of sgraffiato wares, examples of which have been found from Afghanistan to northwest Iran. They are characterized by an incised design cut into a slip and enhanced with glazes of different colors, frequently yellow and green. In this particular case, and others like it, the concentric scratched lines are clearly determined by compass while the filler patterns are somewhat less controlled. The pigment is not applied to coincide with the engraved line but rather forms an independant web of color over it.<br />
 
Seljuk (Seljuk)
Plate
1000 – 1199
Museum Purchase
1957/1.52
This large Iranian plate sits on a small base. The decoration consists of a bird and crude space fillers. The units are outlined in green and incised, in addition to green glazed parts that are not incised. The design is cut through the slip and appears light brown while the exterior is left unglazed and plain red-brown.The plate is mended and appears to have commercial mosaic in parts. The colors are green, light green, yellow, and red-brown. Painted green and brown spots and stripes are combined with scribbled engraving to form often asymmetrical designs.
Iranian (Iranian)
Shallow bowl with schematized animal motif
1100 – 1299
Museum Purchase
1957/1.54
This Kashan style bowl from the Seljuk period in Iran features eight brown interior bands. The cobalt blue bands have white inscriptions in Naskhi-style calligraphy radiating from the center to the lip of the bowl. The exterior contains delicate floral stalk decorations. The presence of excrescences on the interior may determine that this bowl was used for waste.<br />
 
Iranian (Iranian)
Bowl with calligraphic inscriptions and floral designs
13th century
Museum purchase
1957/1.57
This Mina'i ware bowl profile fragment features painting in blue, black, white, green, and red over turquoise glaze. Two confronted horesman and conventionalized inscriptions near the rim are the main decorative features.<br /><br />
 
Iranian (Iranian)
Mina'i ware bowl fragment with confronting equestrian figures
1167 – 1232
Museum Purchase
1957/1.66
This <em>Kashan</em> style bowl has flaring walls and is made with opaque turquoise glaze, yellow-brown lustre painting and blue overglaze painting. The bowl contains Kufic inscription in cobalt which encircle the interior, with white inscriptions around the rim and center. A bird motif decorates the interior base.  On the outside, we find white Kufic inscriptions under a blue cobalt line encircling the upper part of the bowl.<br />
 
Iranian (Iranian)
Bowl with inscriptions in Kufic and another script
1200 – 1232
Museum purchase
1957/1.60
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This <em>Mina'i </em>plate features seated figures of royalty, probably princes and/or princesses, along with two attendants and birds. There is a stylized inscription on the exterior. The glazed plate features turquoise, cobalt, black, white and brown-red coloring. It is likely a provincial or late <em>Mina'i  </em>style plate from the Seljuk period.<br />
 
Iranian (Iranian)
Plate
1100 – 1299
Museum Purchase
1957/1.65
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