Lamp

citation

Lamp, with 6 projecting spouts; 6 feet, 2 hole pierced through legs beneath. Clay: soft, white. Glaze: light blue-green, worn and crazed, partially covering the surface. Decoration: modeled in relief.

Historical period(s)
Ayyubid period, 12th-13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted underglaze
Dimensions
H x W: 7 x 19.5 cm (2 3/4 x 7 11/16 in)
Geography
Syria
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1931.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Lamp

Keywords
Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250), Syria
Provenance

1931
Fahim Kouchakji, New York 1931 [1]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Fahim Kouchakji, New York in 1931 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Fahim Kouchakji

Description

Lamp, with 6 projecting spouts; 6 feet, 2 hole pierced through legs beneath. Clay: soft, white. Glaze: light blue-green, worn and crazed, partially covering the surface. Decoration: modeled in relief.

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 61, pp. 136-137.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Medieval Near Eastern Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Baltimore. p. 19.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum