Bowl

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Bowl: deep, conical, with an incurving rim; low solid foot. Broken and repaired.
Clay: red earthenware.
Glaze: thin, transparent, reddish; green glaze on the rim and running into the interior. Outside unglazed.
Decoration: champleve; cream color and olive brown under glaze.

Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Earthenware with decoration carved through a white slip and coloring under a transparent glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 7.4 x 19.6 cm (2 15/16 x 7 11/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Garrus district
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
animal, earthenware, Iran, white slip
Provenance

To 1925
Parish-Watson Company, New York, New York. [1]

From 1925
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, New York, New York in Feb. 1925. [2]

Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also, see sales receipt in the Accession File, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Parish-Watson Company

Description

Bowl: deep, conical, with an incurving rim; low solid foot. Broken and repaired.
Clay: red earthenware.
Glaze: thin, transparent, reddish; green glaze on the rim and running into the interior. Outside unglazed.
Decoration: champleve; cream color and olive brown under glaze.

Published References
  • Jose Pijoan. Arte Islamico. vol. 12, Summa artis, historia general del arte, 1st ed. Madrid. p. 295, fig. 397.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum