Model of a House
Object Place: Iran
H: 6.6 x W: 10.5 x L: 16.7 cm (2 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 6 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware, underglaze painted
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
Model of a house and courtyard with figures of musicians and dancers acting as pillars. Row of pierced circles in ridge around courtyard, two conical forms in center. Underglaze black Kufic inscription around exterior and underglaze cobalt blue on edges. Thick transparent turquoise glaze.
Underglaze black Kufic inscription around exterior.
1934, gift of Ayoub Rabenou to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 1934)
Gift of A. Rabenou