Bowl

citation

Samarkand.

Bowl: deep, with slightly flaring sides; bold basal ring. Cracked and repaired.
Clay: soft, pinkish.
Glaze: greenish-white, crackled.
Decoration: painted in black over glaze. Inscription in the form of a border design.

Historical period(s)
12th century or later
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x W: 8.3 x 17.2 cm (3 1/4 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran?
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
earthenware, figure, Iran
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

Samarkand.

Bowl: deep, with slightly flaring sides; bold basal ring. Cracked and repaired.
Clay: soft, pinkish.
Glaze: greenish-white, crackled.
Decoration: painted in black over glaze. Inscription in the form of a border design.

Published References
  • Warren E. Cox. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain. 2 vols., New York. p. 311, pl. 98.
  • Richard Ettinghausen Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. vol. 2, p. 1624, fig. 564.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum