Bowl

citation

Kashan(?)

Bowl: deep conical; high basal ring. Broken and repaired.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: opaque white tin enamel; crazed.
Decoration: painted in polychrome and gold over glaze. An inscription in black over glaze on the outside.

Historical period(s)
13th century and later
Medium
Stone-paste with underglaze and overglaze decoration
Dimensions
H x W: 7.9 x 18 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
animal, bird, Iran, landscape
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

Kashan(?)

Bowl: deep conical; high basal ring. Broken and repaired.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: opaque white tin enamel; crazed.
Decoration: painted in polychrome and gold over glaze. An inscription in black over glaze on the outside.

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

Copyright with museum