Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted underglaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 66.2 x 42.7 cm (26 1/16 x 16 13/16 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1914.58
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1914
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1914 [1]

From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1914 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Voucher No. 5, July 1914, L. 2408, 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
  • Thomas Lawton Linda Merrill. Freer: a legacy of art. Washington and New York, 1993. p. 112, fig. 75.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum