Historical period(s)
11th-12th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted with glaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 34.6 x 21.7 cm (13 5/8 x 8 9/16 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.227
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1903
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York, in 1903 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Voucher No. 24, November 1903, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) 1868 - 1951

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum