Star tile from the shrine of Imamzada Yahyah
Object Place: Veramin, Iran
Diam: 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Composite body (quartz, clay, and glaze frit),glazed in opaque white and overglaze painted in luster
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
Around border in naskh script: Koran verses, commencing with chapter 112, al-Ikhlas.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; purchased by Ross from Dikran G. Kelekian, Paris, together with two other tiles (07.669; 07.670) for 3000 francs.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection