Plate

citation

Plate. Broken and repaired. Clay: soft, white. Glaze: white; crazed and discolored. Decoration: in slight relief, enamelled in green, dark blue and brown. Slight traces of iridescence.

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, mid 12th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Dimensions
Diam (overall): 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Plate

Keywords
Iran, iridescence, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)
Provenance

1929
Parish-Watson Company, New York 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, New York in 1929 [2]

Notes:

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

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Parish-Watson Company

Description

Plate. Broken and repaired. Clay: soft, white. Glaze: white; crazed and discolored. Decoration: in slight relief, enamelled in green, dark blue and brown. Slight traces of iridescence.

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 17, p. 46-47.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 67.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum