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Star-Shaped Dish with Figures

late 12th–early 13th century

Stonepaste with enamel and gilding over opaque turquoise glaze (Minai ware)

2 1/2 × 6 5/8 in. (6.4 × 16.8 cm)
Gift of David M. Levitt
1958.63.12
Geography: 
Made in Rayy, Iran
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuk period (1037–1194), Ilkhanid period (1256–1353)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Parish-Watson Collection (bears collection label); Levitt Collection #V86 (bears 2 numbered labels, former loan #16.1957); Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kishwar Rizvi, “Islamic Art at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 99, fig. 10.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.