Bowl

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Bowl: wide, flaring with incurvate rim; bold foot. Broken, repaired and restored.
Clay: soft, red earthenware.
Glaze: leaf-green with areas of slight iridescence; outside unglazed.
Decoration: champleve, with black reserve.

Historical period(s)
11th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Dimensions
H x W: 14.1 x 44.5 cm (5 9/16 x 17 1/2 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1927.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
forgery, Iran, iridescence
Provenance

To 1927
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1927 [1]

From 1927
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1927 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Description

Bowl: wide, flaring with incurvate rim; bold foot. Broken, repaired and restored.
Clay: soft, red earthenware.
Glaze: leaf-green with areas of slight iridescence; outside unglazed.
Decoration: champleve, with black reserve.

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

Copyright with museum