Étoile au lotus

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Étoile au lotus
Iran, Il-Khanid art, 14th century Covering tile in the form of an eight-pointed star. Siliceous paste engobed, molded and painted in reserve in cobalt blue and black underglaze, decorated with a large lotus flower surrounded by leaves and smaller flowers. Irisations. Two points restored. With its metal base. L. : 20 cm Collection of the Ambassador B. For a star-shaped tile from the same group, with almost identical decoration, see the exhibition catalog Terres d'Islam, Les collections de céramique moyen-orientale du musée Ariana à Genève, Editions 5 continents, 2014, cat. 93, p. 110 (inv. AR 12750). Expert L.S. The originally white background has taken on a grayish tint due to strong iridescence.
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