Bowl

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Bowl, deep ovoidal; bold foot pierced with one hole. Slight restoration at the rim.
Clay: hard, grayish-white, sonant.
Glaze: cream white.
Decoration: painted in gold lustre with metallic reflection.

Neg. No. 6498AA, 9166-7B

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1650-1700
Medium
Stone-paste decorated with lustre
Dimensions
H x W: 8.8 x 19.3 cm (3 7/16 x 7 5/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.320
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Iran, iris, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Provenance

To 1911
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2089, 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
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) 1868 - 1951

Description

Bowl, deep ovoidal; bold foot pierced with one hole. Slight restoration at the rim.
Clay: hard, grayish-white, sonant.
Glaze: cream white.
Decoration: painted in gold lustre with metallic reflection.

Neg. No. 6498AA, 9166-7B

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 98, pp. 210-211.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum