Plate

citation

Plate: small, with bowl-like concavity and spreading rim; low foot. Cracked and repaired.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: glassy greenish white; partially disintegrated areas with a mother-of-pearl iridescence.
Decoration: painted in blue, black and aubergine under glaze with areas of greenish-white reserve.

Historical period(s)
early 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 4.1 x 15.2 cm (1 5/8 x 6 in)
Geography
Syria
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
iridescence, Syria
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

Plate: small, with bowl-like concavity and spreading rim; low foot. Cracked and repaired.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: glassy greenish white; partially disintegrated areas with a mother-of-pearl iridescence.
Decoration: painted in blue, black and aubergine under glaze with areas of greenish-white reserve.

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

Copyright with museum