Historical period(s)
Qajar period, 19th century
Medium
Crystalline quartz
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.6 x 2 x 0.3 cm (5/8 x 13/16 x 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.500
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Natural Material
Type

Seal

Keywords
inscription, Iran, prophet, Qajar period (1779 - 1925), Qur'an
Provenance

To 1907
Syed Bahadin Shah, Egypt, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Syed Bahadin Shah, in Egypt, in 1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5606, 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
Syed Bahadin Shah (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum