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Aristocratic Minai  Pottery Plate
Aristocratic Minai Pottery Plate

A Minai ware plate, ornamented with a drawing of four people seated around a table, may be considered "aristocratic" pottery.

Dish

Base of a Bowl Decorated with Fish
Base of a Bowl Decorated with Fish

This is the base of an underglazed painted Mamluk bowl decorated with a group of poorly painted fish.

Receptacle / Vessel

Base of a Bowl with Floral Motifs
Base of a Bowl with Floral Motifs

This underglazed base of a bowl has a center with floral motifs and rows of five-lobed leaves, each containing three blue dots.

Vessel

Black and Blue Tile With Drawing of a Lamp
Black and Blue Tile With Drawing of a Lamp

A pottery tile with a black and blue drawing on a white background under a transparent glaze is dominated by a drawing of a huge mosque lamp hanging on a chain.

Tile

Bottom of a Bowl, Imitating China Porcelain
Bottom of a Bowl, Imitating China Porcelain

Bottom of a bowl made of the material known as imitation Chinese porcelain, which was widespread in eastern Islamic areas. The decorative motif of this fragment consists of a flower with fifteen petals. The designs are in blue and black on a white background.

Bowl

Bottom of a Mamluk Faience Vessel
Bottom of a Mamluk Faience Vessel

This is the bottom of a vessel made of Mamluk faience, painted with blue and white under glaze.

Vessel

Bottom of a Vessel Painted with Foliage and Fruits
Bottom of a Vessel Painted with Foliage and Fruits

This vessel bottom is made of Mamluk faience and painted under glaze with foliage of various types of leaves and a collection of fruits.

Bottom of Vessel

Bottom of a Vessel in Silhouette Style
Bottom of a Vessel in Silhouette Style

This pot bottom made of faience is painted with black floral designs under glaze, which is known as the silhouette style.

Bottom of Vessel

Bottom of a Vessel with White Horse
Bottom of a Vessel with White Horse

The bottom of a vessel comes from a type of fine pottery that is rare. It depicts a white horse on a red background and includes a blazon of the mailman under a transparent glass coating.

Bottom of Vessel

Bottom of a Vessel with a Bird
Bottom of a Vessel with a Bird

This pot bottom painted under glaze has a drawing of a bird in brown color. The bird is spreading its wings.

Bottom of Vessel

Bottom of a Vessel with a Bird and Blue Flowers
Bottom of a Vessel with a Bird and Blue Flowers

This bottom of a vessel is made of a piece of Mamluk pottery. Painted in a blue and white coating, it is decorated with an image of a sizable bird looking backward surrounded by a blue bundle of flowers.

Bottom of Vessel

Bottom of a Vessel with a Lion
Bottom of a Vessel with a Lion

This faience pot bottom has the abstract figure of a lion surrounded by floral and foliage designs painted under glaze.

Bottom of Vessel

Bowl Decorated With a Drinking Scene
Bowl Decorated With a Drinking Scene

This glazed faience bowl is decorated with a drinking scene, represented in the Fatimid style with a person holding a calyx.

Bowl

Ceramic Bottle Designed with Animals
Ceramic Bottle Designed with Animals

A ceramic bottle is pear-shaped, from a kind called Minai ware. The body is decorated with numerous floral and animal designs.

Receptacle / Vessel

Ceramic Tile by Gheiby Al-Tawrizi
Ceramic Tile by Gheiby Al-Tawrizi

This square Mamluk faience tile is decorated with blue and black colors and Qur'anic inscriptions and coated by a transparent glaze.

Slab

Ceramic Tiles With Floral Decoration
Ceramic Tiles With Floral Decoration

A group of ceramic tiles is decorated with various forms of ornamentation; among the group there is a remarkable hexagonal earthen tile.

Tile

Collection of Clay Oil Lamps
Collection of Clay Oil Lamps

A collection of clay oil lamps are used for indoor lighting, they also function as heaters during cold nights. Oil lamps like these were widespread in the Islamic World, particularly among the common people.

Lamp

Crescent Shaped Plate
Crescent Shaped Plate

A crescent shaped porcelain plate that appears to have been made in a European style; it is distinguished by its monochrome colors. The center of the plate is devoid of decoration except for the letters M.T. with the royal crown over them.

Dish

Cup With Supplicatory Phrase
Cup With Supplicatory Phrase

A pottery cup with drawings under a transparent glaze has as its main ornament the remains of a text in Mamluk Naskh calligraphy.

Receptacle / Vessel

Damascus Ceramic Dish
Damascus Ceramic Dish

A Damascus ceramic dish is of the type that was renowned as "Rhodes ceramics". It is decorated with a large picture of a boat, which occupies the whole inner surface and was colored in blue and black.

Jug

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