Iraqi Lusterware and other DesignsAshmolean Mus. EA1968.94 Ashmolean Mus. EA1978.2146
Iraqi Ceramics and Faith Inscriptions• Baraka li-sahibih (Blessings to its owner)• Al-mulk li-llah (Dominion belongs to God)• May you eat from this dish with satisfaction and beauty• Potters signatures
Islamic Ceramics of Iran• Sassanid Dynasty Continuation of Ancient Traditions (224-651 A.D.)• Influence of the Abassid Caliphates of Iraq
South West Iranian Tradition • Abassid influence from Samarra (Iraq) Case Study of Susa• Glazed Ceramics- Bowls, Monochrome green, turquoise , blue , yellow.• Lusterware, bi-chrome and monochrome
North Easter Iranian Ceramic Traditions• Local Forms• Abassid InfluenceCase Study of Nishapur• Locally Produced forms• Decorative forms Nishapur 9th-10th Century A.D.
Examples of Islamic Ceramics from IranNorth East Tradition Psuedo-Inscription Ashmolean Mus. EA 1956.91 Ashmolean Mus. EA 2005.40 Ashmolean Mus. EA 1995.99 Ashmolean Mus. EA 1956.182
Examples of Islamic Ceramics from Iran Ashmolean Mus. EA 1967.183 Ashmolean Mus. EA 1978.1759Ashmolean Mus. EA.2005.31 Ashmolean Mus. EA 2005.33.
Examples of Islamic Ceramics from IranAshmolean Mus. EA2005.42 Ashmolean Mus. EA 1956.62 Ashmolean Mus. EA2005.30
Islamic Ceramic Traditions of Egypt• Introduction of Ceramic Glaze 700 A.D.• Vessel Decoration and Designs UC50649 UC25420 UC25425 UC50650
Egyptian Stamped Decoration and Plain WaresAshmolean Mus. EA1974.34 9th century Stamped Decoration