Star Tile, late 12th century

  • Islamic, Iranian

Composite body with over-glaze luster-painted decoration

  • Overall: 5 1/4 × 5 3/8 inches (13.3 × 13.7 cm)

Gift of Dr. W. R. Valentiner


Dr. W. R. Valentiner [1880-1958]

1927-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Peck, Elsie H. "Like the Light of the Sun: Islamic Luster-Painted Ceramics," Bulletin of the DIA 71, no. 1/2 (1997): p. 221, 22; p. 27 pl. 7 (ill.).

Islamic, Iranian, Star Tile, late 12th century, composite body with over-glaze luster-painted decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. W. R. Valentiner, 27.326.