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Arts of the Islamic World

On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Ceramic
DATES 13th–14th century
PERIOD Ilkhanid
DIMENSIONS 11 1/2 x 3/4 x 12 3/16 in. (29.2 x 1.9 x 31 cm) mount: 11 3/4 × 12 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (29.8 × 32.4 × 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS Written inscription in relief under turquoise blue glaze. زان ببارید نم The complete text of this poem is: از ابر بهاران ببارید نم ز روي زمین زنگ بزدود غم The poem is from Shahnameh Ferdowsi, story “ Kaykhosrou was King for sixty year” part I. the end part of this poem: زنک بزدود غم Appears on tile 42.212.58 in this museum. The Inscription read by Abdullah Ghouchani
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer
PROVENANCE Prior to 1929, provenance not yet documented; by 1929, acquired by Henry Osborne Havemeyer and Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer of New York; 1929, gift of Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer to Horace O. Havemeyer, by descent; 1942, gift of Doris Anna Dick Havemeyer (Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer) to the Brooklyn Museum.
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MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
CAPTION Tile, 13th–14th century. Ceramic, 11 1/2 x 3/4 x 12 3/16 in. (29.2 x 1.9 x 31 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 42.212.57. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.212.57_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 42.212.57_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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