Tile with Flying Crane, between 1260 and 1300

  • Islamic, Iranian

Composite body with over-glaze luster and in-glaze painted decoration

  • Framed: Overall: 6 × 6 × 1/2 inches (15.2 × 15.2 × 1.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

25.59

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

  • Overglazing
  • Glaze
  • Composite material
  • Floral ornament
  • Star-shaped
  • Tile
  • Ilkhanid
  • Kashan
  • Luster glaze
  • Stork

Provenance

Daniel Z. Noorian (New York, New York, USA); 1925-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Peck, Elsie H. "Like the Light of the Sun: Islamic Luster-Painted Ceramics," Bulletin of the DIA 71, no. 1/2 (1997): pp. 23, 35; p. 30 pl. 15 (ill.).

Rights Status

Islamic, Iranian, Tile with Flying Crane, between 1260 and 1300, composite body with over-glaze luster and in-glaze painted decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 25.59.