Bowl (forgery)

citation

Bowl: Large, ovoidal, with flaring rim; low foot.
Glaze: opaque cream-white, stanniferous.
Decoration: painted in yellow lustre over glaze. Inscriptions.

Historical period(s)
early 20th century
Medium
Earthenware painted over glaze with lustre
Dimensions
H x W: 9.9 x 35.9 cm (3 7/8 x 14 1/8 in)
Geography
Iraq
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
earthenware, forgery, Iraq
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

Bowl: Large, ovoidal, with flaring rim; low foot.
Glaze: opaque cream-white, stanniferous.
Decoration: painted in yellow lustre over glaze. Inscriptions.

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

Copyright with museum