Arts of the Islamic World
On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
11 1/2 x 3/4 x 12 3/16 in. (29.2 x 1.9 x 31 cm)
mount: 11 3/4 × 12 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (29.8 × 32.4 × 4.4 cm) (show scale)
Written inscription in relief under turquoise blue glaze.
زان ببارید نم
The complete text of this poem is:
از ابر بهاران ببارید نم ز روي زمین زنگ بزدود غم
The poem is from Shahnameh Ferdowsi, story “ Kaykhosrou was King for sixty year” part I.
the end part of this poem: زنک بزدود غم
Appears on tile 42.212.58 in this museum.
The Inscription read by Abdullah Ghouchani
Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer
Prior to 1929, provenance not yet documented; by 1929, acquired by Henry Osborne Havemeyer and Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer of New York; 1929, gift of Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer to Horace O. Havemeyer, by descent; 1942, gift of Doris Anna Dick Havemeyer (Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer) to the Brooklyn Museum.
Tile, 13th-14th century. Ceramic, 11 1/2 x 3/4 x 12 3/16 in. (29.2 x 1.9 x 31 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 42.212.57. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.212.57_acetate_bw.jpg)
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