Islamic Ceramics Photos

The Islamic world has long produced a colorful range of ceramic plates and vessels. Those made in Iznik are on their own page (see link below)..

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Two earthenware bowls with Arabic inscription from Eastern Iran or Uzbekistan & bowl with horse & rider from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware bowl with birds from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Iraqi earthenware bowl by Khalid at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Earthenware disk with horse & cheetah from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Two earthenware bowls with Arabic inscription (800-1000) from Eastern Iran or Uzbekistan & bowl with horse & rider (c1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware bowl with birds (800-1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Iraqi earthenware bowl (9th-10thC) by Khalid at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Earthenware disk with horse & cheetah (900-1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Earthenware bowl with horse & rider from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware Sari ware bowl with birds from Northern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Muslim earthenware bowl with rabbits at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Earthenware dish painted with hare & palm fronds from Cairo, Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Earthenware bowl with horse & rider (c1000) from Eastern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware Sari ware bowl with birds (c900-1200) from Northern Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Muslim earthenware bowl with rabbits (10thC) at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Earthenware dish painted with hare & palm fronds (10th-11thC) from Cairo, Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Earthenware bowl from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware bowl with kufic script from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Footed earthenware bowl Iran at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Glazed earthenware bowl with birds from Iran or Afghanistan at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Earthenware bowl (10thC) from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware bowl with kufic script (10thC or 11thC) from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Footed earthenware bowl (10th-12thC) Iran at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Glazed earthenware bowl with birds (10thC) from Iran or Afghanistan at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Earthenware dish painted with two birds from Iran at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ceramic Turkish pendants & Islamic plaque at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware dish painted with lute player from Cairo, Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Earthenware bowl with bird design from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.
Earthenware dish painted with two birds (11thC) from Iran at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ceramic Turkish pendants (1092-1307) & Islamic plaque (14thC) at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware dish painted with lute player (11th-12thC) from Cairo, Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Earthenware bowl with bird design (11thC or 12thC) from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.
Earthenware bowl depicting bird & flowers from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Glazed earthenware bowl with bird from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled earthenware bowl with elephant & rider from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramic dish painted with eagle from Iran or Syria at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Earthenware bowl depicting bird & flowers (11thC) from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Glazed earthenware bowl with bird (late 12th- early 13thC) from Syria at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Enameled earthenware bowl with elephant & rider (late 12th- early 13thC) from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Ceramic dish painted with eagle (12th-13thC) from Iran or Syria at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Earthenware bowl with mythic winged sphinx with lion body & human face from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Earthenware bowl depicting lion from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware bowl with musicians from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Persian earthenware bowl with enameled riding archer at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.
Earthenware bowl with mythic winged sphinx with lion body & human face (12thC) from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Earthenware bowl depicting lion (12-13thC) from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware bowl with musicians (c1200) from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Persian earthenware bowl with enameled riding archer (1200s) at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.
Persian earthenware bowl with enameled royal court at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Enameled earthenware bowl with couple from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Earthenware fritware star-shaped tile with phoenix from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Bowl with six-pointed star from Iran at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Persian earthenware bowl with enameled royal court (1200s) at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Enameled earthenware bowl with couple (early 13thC) from Iran at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Earthenware fritware star-shaped tile with phoenix (1292-3) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Bowl with six-pointed star (end 14thC) from Iran at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Ceramic bowl with Arabic Inscription from Egypt at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware fritware ewer in shape of melon from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware vase with religious script from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Earthenware fritware dish with flower & leaf designs from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Ceramic bowl with Arabic Inscription (14thC) from Egypt at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware fritware ewer in shape of melon (1100-1300) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Earthenware vase with religious script (13thC) from Iran at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Earthenware fritware dish with flower & leaf designs (1450-1500) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Partridge-shaped pitcher from Tabriz?, Iran at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Persian ceramic mosaic of lion attacking a cow at Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA.Gombroon ware bowl from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Kubachi ware bowl from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Partridge-shaped pitcher (oenochoé) (15thC) from Tabriz?, Iran at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Persian ceramic mosaic of lion attacking a cow (15th-16thC) at Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA.Gombroon ware bowl (1500-1600) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Kubachi ware bowl (1550-1650) from Iran at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of modern Iranian ceramics at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Iranian ceramic bottles bottles at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Ceramic base of hookah with jumping gazelles on floral ground from Iran at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ceramic pear-shaped bottle from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Collection of modern Iranian ceramics (16th-19thC) at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Iranian ceramic bottles (1600-50; 18thC; & 17thC) bottles at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Ceramic base of hookah with jumping gazelles on floral ground (17thC) from Iran at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ceramic pear-shaped bottle (17thC) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Ceramic plate from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Muslim inscribed ceramic tiles, white from Syria & blue from Pakistan at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Tiled facade of a mosque from Punjab, Pakistan at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Panel of glazed earthenware architectural tiles Iran at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Ceramic plate (17thC) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Muslim inscribed ceramic tiles, white from Syria (16th-17thC) & blue from Pakistan (18th-19thC) at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Tiled facade of a mosque (17thC) from Punjab, Pakistan at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Panel of glazed earthenware architectural tiles (17thC) Iran at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Iranian ceramic plaque with man & woman riders at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Ceramic tile painting with mounted cavalier & mythical Simurgh bird from Isfahan, Iran at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Earthenware tiles with birds from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware tile with two Persian figures from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.
Iranian ceramic plaque with man & woman riders (18th-19thC) at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.Ceramic tile painting with mounted cavalier & mythical Simurgh bird (19thC) from Isfahan, Iran at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France.Earthenware tiles with birds (19thC) from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Earthenware tile with two Persian figures (19thC) from Iran at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.
Muslim flower-pattern ceramic tiles at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Collection of Islamic & European glazed ceramic tiles at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic vase with building & birds from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Stoneware vase in Turkish-Persian style by Andre Metthey at Ceramics Museum of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.
Muslim flower-pattern ceramic tiles at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Collection of Islamic & European glazed ceramic tiles at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic vase with building & birds (19thC) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Stoneware vase in Turkish-Persian style (1916) by Andre Metthey at Ceramics Museum of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.
Spanish Islamic ceramic plate with metallic luster decoration at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.


Spanish Islamic ceramic plate with metallic luster decoration (late 15th - early 16thC) at Beaux-Arts Museum. Lyon, France.



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