Bowl

citation

Persian, Seljuk, late 12th -early 13th century.
Bowl: Deep semi-globular; bold basal ring. Broken and repaired.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: white tin, with evidences of incipient disintegration.
Decoration: painted in blue, violet, red, and black over glaze with additional details in relief, gilded.

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, late 12th-early 13th
Medium
Stone-paste with underglaze and overglaze decoration and gold
Dimensions
H x W: 8.1 x 20.4 cm (3 3/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

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

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

From 1925
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, 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

Persian, Seljuk, late 12th -early 13th century.
Bowl: Deep semi-globular; bold basal ring. Broken and repaired.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: white tin, with evidences of incipient disintegration.
Decoration: painted in blue, violet, red, and black over glaze with additional details in relief, gilded.

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 42, p. 96-97.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum