Bowl

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Bowl: conical, with upright, noulded rim; heavy, rough foot; broken and repaired.
Clay: buff earthenware.
Glaze: brilliant olive-brown over aubergine glaze; outside lower body unglazed. Decoration: champleve, aubergine in relief.

Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Earthenware with decoration carved through a white slip and coloring under a transparent glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 10.3 x 21.9 cm (4 1/16 x 8 5/8 in)
Geography
Iran, Garrus district
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
animal, earthenware, Iran, white slip
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 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: conical, with upright, noulded rim; heavy, rough foot; broken and repaired.
Clay: buff earthenware.
Glaze: brilliant olive-brown over aubergine glaze; outside lower body unglazed. Decoration: champleve, aubergine in relief.

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

Copyright with museum