Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Stone-paste moulded and decorated under glaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 35.2 x 29.7 cm (13 7/8 x 11 11/16 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.135
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1908
Vincenzo Marcopoli, Aleppo, Syria, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli in 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1789, as well as Journal Voucher No. 2, December 1908, 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
Vincenzo Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum