Minai Beaker with Seated Princes

Minai Beaker with Seated Princes


Fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)

Overall: 13.3 x 12.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1917.977


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A band of Kufic runs around the outside of the rim and another one is around the inside of the rim.


Minai enamel painting created true polychrome ceramic for the first time, combining blues, green, and purples with sharp black and red—the most difficult ceramic color of all—with precise control.

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