Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, 12th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under clear glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 13 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1937.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Pitcher

Keywords
Iran, iridescence, kufic script, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1937
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]

From 1937
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 13, p. 38-39.
  • Robert L. Hobson. A Guide to Islamic Pottery of the Near East. London. fig. 22.
  • Raymond Koechlin Paul Alfassa. Musee des Arts Decoratifs, L'Art de L'Islam: La Ceramique. Paris. p. 24, pl. 3, fig. 9.
  • Richard Ettinghausen Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. p. 1514, pl. 192d.
  • Henri Riviere Gaston Migeon. La Ceramique dans l'art Musulman. 2 vols., Paris. pl. 16.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum