Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, late 12th-early 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted with lustre
Dimensions
H x W: 35.7 x 20.8 cm (14 1/16 x 8 3/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1912.69
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Ewer

Keywords
Iran, lustreware, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)
Provenance

To 1912
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1912 [1]

From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1912 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2255, 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

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 31, p. 74-75.
  • Alan Caiger-Smith. Lustre Pottery: Technique, Tradition and Innovation in Islam and the Western World (arabic language version). fig. 36.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum