Bowl

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Bowl, deep inverted cone form.
Clay: soft, buff.
Glaze: dee brilliant lapis-lazuli blue, iridescent areas of partial disintegration.
Decoration: in olive-brown lustre, over glaze.

Historical period(s)
Il-Khanid dynasty, late 14th century
Medium
Stone-paste decorated with lustre on a deep blue ground
Style
Sultanabad ware
Dimensions
H x W: 11.4 x 21.3 cm (4 1/2 x 8 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1910.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

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

To 1910
Tabbagh Frères, Paris, to 1910 [1]

From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tabbagh Frères in 1910 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1977, 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
Tabbagh Frères (C.L. Freer source)

Description

Bowl, deep inverted cone form.
Clay: soft, buff.
Glaze: dee brilliant lapis-lazuli blue, iridescent areas of partial disintegration.
Decoration: in olive-brown lustre, over glaze.

Inscription(s)

On the outer edge is a band of ornamentation consisting of vertical strokes crudely simulated certain Arabic letters.

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

Copyright with museum