Artist Islamic, Iranian
Title
  • Star Tile
Date 14th century
Medium Composite body, over-glaze luster-painted and in-glaze painted decoration.
Dimensions Overall: 5 × 4 7/8 × 3/8 inches (12.7 × 12.4 × 1 cm)
Mounted: 6 × 4 7/8 × 2 7/8 inches (15.2 × 12.4 × 7.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 99.11
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
probably after February 1887, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907, Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1899-present, given in 1899 to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Islamic Art from Michigan Collections, exh. cat., ed. C.G. Fisher, A.W. Fisher, Kresge Art Gallery, Michigan State University, 1982, E.H. Peck, pp. 10, 11, discussed, p. 62, described, p. 67, fig. 7c. ill.

DIA Bulletin, 71, no. 1/2, 1997, E.H. Peck, "Like the Light of the Sun: Islamic Luster-Painted Ceramics", p. 23, p. 29 Pl. 14 (ill.).