Historical period(s)
12th century or later
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13.8 × 13.1 × 6.4 cm (5 7/16 × 5 3/16 × 2 1/2 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.54
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Lamp

Keywords
casting, engraving, incising, Iran
Provenance

To 1908
Mirza Ali Asgare Tabrizi, Constantinople (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 Bronze List, S.I. 52, 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)

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil, W. Thomas Chase, Paul Jett. Islamic Metalwork in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1985. p. 266.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum