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Islamic Architecture

Religious Art, Islam, Architectural Elements

Works of Art (9)

Architectural tile with partial inscription, Timurid period (1370–1507), second half of 14th century, Present-day Uzbekistan, Stonepaste, carved and glazed (2006.274)
Mihrab (prayer niche), Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), A.H. 755 / A.D. 1354–55, Iran, Isfahan, Mosaic of polychrome-glazed cut tiles on stonepaste body set into mortar (39.20)
Mosque lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al 'Ala'I al-Bunduqdar, Mamluk period (1250–1517), shortly after 1285, Egypt, probably Cairo, Glass, brownish, blown, folded foot, applied handles, enameled and gilded (17.190.985)
Mosque lamp of Amir Qawsun, Mamluk period (1250–1517), ca. 1329–35, Egypt, Glass, colorless with brown tinge, blown, blown applied foot, enameled and gilded (17.190.991)
Mosque lamp, late 16th century, Turkey; Iznik, Composite body, painted and glazed (14.40.731)
Mosque-lamp-shaped vessel with Arabic inscriptions, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), 1525–40, Turkey, Iznik, Stonepaste, painted in blue under transparent glaze (59.69.3)
Tile from a mihrab, A.H. 722/1322–23 A.D., Iran, Fritware, underglaze painted (1983.345)
Tile from an inscriptional frieze, Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), dated A.H. 707 / A.D. 1308, Iran, Natanz, from the shrine of 'Abd al-Samad, Stonepaste, underglaze painted in blue, luster painted on opaque white ground, modeled (12.44)
Tile panel, early 14th century (probably 1310), Hasan ibn cAli ibn Ahmad Babavaih, Iran (Kashan), Fritware, overglaze luster-painted (09.87)