Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles

On display beginning September 17 at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles showcases the result of a global artistic collision.

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Puebla de los Angeles, New Spain; late 17th century tin glaze polychrome earthenware with cobalt blue design and Chinese-inspired figure in orange color. (Photograph: Michael Calderwood, Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz)
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Vase - Puebla de los Angeles, New Spain; late 17th century. Tin glaze polychrome earthenware with cobalt blue design and Chinese-inspired figure in orange color. Museo Franz Mayer. (Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz)
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Jar with Chinese double curved handles. Puebla de los Angeles, New Spain; 17th century. Tin glaze earthenware with cobalt blue decoration. Museo Franz Mayer. (Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz)
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Angelica Moreno Cylindrical bowl. Tin glaze earthenware inspired by Islamic designs from the 12th to 15th century and traditional Talavera Poblana designs. Talavera de la Reyna, Cholula, México. (Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz)
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Basin - Puebla de los Angeles, New Spain; 1650–1700. Tin glaze polychrome earthenware with motifs of eagles and turkey encircled in lace-patterns. Museo Franz Mayer. (Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz)
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Jars - Tin glaze earthenware with black on white glaze decoration. Talavera de la Reyna, Cholula, México. (Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh)
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