Artist Islamic, Iranian
  • Tile Inscribed "The Magnificent, the Beautiful"
Date ca. 1300
Medium Glazed fritware with cobalt and luster
Dimensions Overall: 13 1/2 × 12 3/4 inches (34.3 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 25.56
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in cobalt blue: [translated: The Magnificent, the Beautiful.]
Daniel Z. Noorian (New York, New York, USA);
1925-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 7, no. 3 (1925): pp. 30-34, p. 32 (ill.) (reversed).

Peck, Elsie H. "Like the Light of the Sun: Islamic Luster-Painted Ceramics," Bulletin of the DIA 71, no. 1/2 (1997): 16 (fig. 1, 23), cover (ill.).