- Museum number
Eight-pointed star tile. Fritware (stonepaste), painted in blue and lustre over an opaque white glaze. The central field is decorated in reserve against a lustred background with foliate motifs and a male figure drinking in a spotted garment and with Mongol headdress. The border is decorated with a frieze of dotted medallions and scrolls, outlined in lustre, coloured in blue and enclosed within lustre lines. Reverse undecorated.
- Production date
Height: 20.70 centimetres
Thickness: 1.80 centimetres
Width: 20.70 centimetres
- On display (G42/dc6)
- Exhibition history
2014 20 Feb-18 May, London, Courtauld Gallery, 'Court and Craft in Medieval Mosul: A Masterpiece of Arab Metalwork'
2003 13 Apr-27 Jul, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 'The Legacy of Genghis Khan: Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353'
2002-2003 5 Nov-16 Feb, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 'The Legacy of Genghis Khan: Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353'
1998 9 Feb-3 May, India, Mumbai, Sir Caswasjee Jahangir Hall, 'The Enduring Image'
1997 13 Oct-1998 5 Jan, India, New Delhi, National Museum, 'The Enduring Image'
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- Registration number