Seated figure (fragment)

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Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted with glaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 15.1 x 11 cm (5 15/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.614
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure (fragment)

Keywords
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1911
Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company, Aleppo, Syria, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2228, S.I. 1561A-G, as well as Voucher No. 33, June 1911, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 3 in the F1911.24 object record, in an undated note Charles Lang Freer stated: "These seven specimens [F1911.24, F1911.612-11.617, inclusive] were all found at Rakka and taken direct to Marcopoli at Aleppo and delivered by him to me; they represent forms of humans and animals."

[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