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This is a fragment of a circlular roof eave tile or <em>wa dang</em> <em>(瓦当)</em> earthenware, with an impressed cloud pattern.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Roof Tile
2nd century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Greiner
1979/2.7

Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped tile with phoenix among clouds
1267 – 1366
Museum purchase
1960/1.132
This star-shaped ceramic tile is decorated with floral patterns and shapes. This kind of tile seems to be very popular in the 15th and 16th centuries of the Iranian Islamic world. The relief decoration is moulded and unglazed while the ground is glazed in blues with black underglaze and covered with a clear overglaze. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped tile with molded floral design
1400 – 1599
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.135
This red earthenware four-story pavilion is surrounded by a courtyard wall with a hipped roof covered gateway. Each story is similar in construction but graduated in size with the smallest story on top. These small, single-bay rooms feature a door entrance below a lattice window. Waving figures can be seen in the doorways. The overhanging roof eaves supported by a triple bracket set display roof ridges imitating tile work and provide the base for the next storey’s roof balcony. The entire structure is covered in a green lead glaze with iridescence and calcification.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a four-storied pavilion
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.71.1
This is a a red earthenware model of three-story water pavilion surrounded by a squared moat. Each story is similar in construction but graduated in size with the smallest story on top. These small single-bay rooms feature an arched door entrance below a post and lintel window. Figures can be seen standing on the balcony of the second story. The overhanging roof eaves display roof ridges imitating tile work. The entire structure is covered in a green lead glaze with iridescence and calcification.<br />
This model is a part of 1993/1.73.1 through 1993/1.72.4.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a three-storied pavilion (One of four elements)
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.73.1

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a three-storied pavilion
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.86.6

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a four-storied pavilion
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.71.2

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a four-storied pavilion
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.59.3

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a four-storied pavilion
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.71.3
This is a a red earthenware model of a three-story water pavilion surrounded by a squared moat. Each story is similar in construction but graduated in size with the smallest story on top. These small single-bay rooms feature an arched door entrance below a post and lintel window. Figures can be seen standing on the balcony of the second story. The overhanging roof eaves display roof ridges imitating tile work. The entire structure is covered in a green lead glaze, with iridescence and calcification.<br />
This model is a part of 993/1.73.1 through 1993/1.72.4.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a three-storied pavilion (Four of four elements)
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.73.2
This Il-Khanid period molded 8-pointed star tile contains a central spotted feline together with Arabic inscriptions on the outer rim. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped Tile with cheetah among foliage
1233 – 1366
Museum Purchase
1957/1.73
This lotus medallion design on this round tile-end consists of eight petals. The outer rim is decorated with eighteen round dents. The seedpod contains six peripheral seeds.<br />
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This gray, high-fired earthenware convex eave-end roof tile features a single-tier lotus design. It is made from fine clay mixed with a small amount of sand and is robust in appearance. The central ovary and petals of the lotus stand out in relief. The rim displays a &ldquo;pearl-dot&rdquo; (<em>yeonju</em> ) motif depicted in intaglio.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p.36]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Roof Tile
676 – 935
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.197
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