Bowl

citation

Aghkand, so-called.

Bowl: deep ovoidal; low foot. Cracked and repaired.
Clay: soft, red.
Glaze: thin, transparent; outside unglazed.
Decoration: incised, polychromed,—green, brown and white, —under glaze.

Historical period(s)
12th-13th century or later
Medium
Earthenware with decoration carved through a white slip and coloring under a transparent glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 11.3 x 22.6 cm (4 7/16 x 8 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Aghkand ware, 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 February 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

Aghkand, so-called.

Bowl: deep ovoidal; low foot. Cracked and repaired.
Clay: soft, red.
Glaze: thin, transparent; outside unglazed.
Decoration: incised, polychromed,---green, brown and white, ---under glaze.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum