Polygonal tile

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Historical period(s)
Il-Khanid dynasty, 1250-1300
Medium
Stone-paste painted over turquoise glaze with gold
Dimensions
H x W: 15.6 x 10.4 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran, Rayy
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.165
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353), Iran
Provenance

To 1908
Mirza Ali Asgare Tabrizi, Istanbul, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Mirza Ali Asgare Tabrizi in 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1821, 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
Mirza Ali Asgare Tabrizi (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum

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