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Syrian
Lobed jar with lid
clear glaze and blue and black underglaze painting on fritware(ground quartz and
4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in (11.5 cm x 14 cm)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
This Persian miniature is attributed to the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene, <em>Sikandar Goes on a Pilgrimage to the Kaaba</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
Sikandar Goes on a Pilgrimage to the Kaaba, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf on paper
10 1/2 in. x 7 in. ( 26.7 cm x 17.8 cm )
Museum Purchase
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
Mina'i ware bowl fragment with figures
fritware, blue and turquoise underglaze painted enamel overglaze painting in red and black
2 1/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. x 4 in. ( 5.72 cm x 20 cm x 10.16 cm )
Museum purchase
Iranian
Flask with molded decor
molded desig(n) on earthenware (?)
8 1/2 in. x 3 3/4 in. x 3 9/16 in. ( 21.6 cm x 9.53 cm x 9 cm )
Museum Purchase
A blue and white platter. White porcellanous body with painting in blue under a clear glaze slightly tinged with blue-green.
Ali ibn al-Hajj Muhammad
Platter with an inscription from a Hadith [a saying of the Prophet Muhammad], signed by Ali ibn al-Hajj Muhammad
fritware with underglaze painting, and clear glaze
2 15/16 in x 17 ¾ in x 17 ¾ in (7.5 cm x 45.1 cm x 45.1 cm);2 15/16 in (7.5 cm);x 17 ¾ in x 17 ¾ in x 45.1 cm x 45.1 cm
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Qur’an manuscript leaf in Abbasid Kufic script
brown ink with touches of red on natural parchment
4 3/4 in x 7 1/16 in (12 cm x 18 cm)
Gift of Professor Kamer Aga-Oglu for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection

Leaf from a manuscript of the Qur’an in Maghribi script
ink with touches or red, ochre, and green on paper
10 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in (27 cm x 20 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege

Qur'an manuscript leaf in thuluth and naskh script, chapter 4, verses 480–90
ink and color on egg-glazed paper
15 3/8 in x 11 13/16 in (39 cm x 30 cm);22 3/16 in x 18 3/16 in (56.36 cm x 46.2 cm);13 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in (34.93 cm x 29.21 cm);15 1/2 in x 11 7/8 in (39.37 cm x 30.16 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
Khaled al-Saa'i
Winter in Ann Arbor
natural ink, tempera and gouache on paper
14 1/16 x 8 5/16 in. (35.6 x 21 cm);22 3/16 x 18 1/8 in. (56.2 x 46 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Khaled al-Saa'i
Qur'anic Verse
ink on dyed paper
12 in x 23 7/8 in (30.4 cm x 60.7 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 71.28 cm);12 1/16 in x 24 in (30.7 cm x 61 cm)
Gift of the artist
Siculo-Arabic
Casket
ivory, with later silver mounts; traces of decoration
3 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in (7.94 cm x 8.57 cm)
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This metal scribe box has multiple containers inside to hold ink and other needs of the scribe. It is ornately decorated on the exterior and interior.
Artist Unknown
Moroccan Scribe's Box
bronze with silver, copper and gold acccents
17 1/2 in. x 7 1/4 in. x 5 1/8 in. ( 44.45 cm x 18.42 cm x 13.02 cm )
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew

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