First Loans from the Long-Term Collaboration with the Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation Go on Display

Blog entry from 11/20/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Large plate, Valencia, Spain, first half of the 16th c., lusterware with inscriptions in cobalt blue (left), and bowl with knight illustration, Iran, 13th c. (right), Ludwig Collection
Large plate, Valencia, Spain, first half of the 16th c., lusterware with inscriptions in cobalt blue (left), and bowl with knight illustration, Iran, 13th c. (right), Ludwig Collection
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Fischer

The Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation has established a long-term collaboration with the Museum für Islamische Kunst of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Five works have been loaned to the museum, including two Spanish plates (15th–16th century) as well as an Iranian vase and bowl (13th century), which are now on display in the Pergamonmuseum’s permanent exhibition.

Another genuine highlight is a monumental vase from the year 1260. Approximately 70 centimetres tall and with intricate figurative...

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