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Syrian
Lobed jar with lid
14th century
clear glaze and blue and black underglaze painting | fritware(ground quartz and white clay)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.129A
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
1455 – 1465
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf | paper
Museum Purchase
1963/1.65
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
1167 – 1232
fritware, blue and turquoise underglaze painted enamel overglaze painting in red and black |
Museum purchase
1957/1.67
Iranian
Flask with molded decor
900 – 1199
molded design | earthenware (?)
Museum Purchase
1959/1.89
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
1600 – 1799
fritware, underglaze, glaze |
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.158
Qur’an manuscript leaf in Abbasid Kufic script
701 – 900
brown ink with touches of red | natural parchment
Gift of Professor Kamer Aga-Oglu for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1970/2.109
Leaf from a manuscript of the Qur’an in Maghribi script
12th century
ink with touches or red, ochre, and green | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.2
Qur'an manuscript leaf in thuluth and naskh script, chapter 4, verses 480–90
1100 – 1299
ink and color | egg-glazed paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.1
Khaled al-Saa'i
Winter in Ann Arbor
2002
natural ink, tempera and gouache | paper
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2003/1.366
Khaled al-Saa'i
Qur'anic Verse
2002
ink | paper
Gift of the artist
2003/1.382
Siculo-Arabic
Casket
1200 – 1399
ivory, with later silver mounts; traces of decoration |
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1969/2.35
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 |
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.281

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