Bowl

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Clay: sandy, white.
Glaze: opaque, cream-colored, crazed; lustreless blue glaze on the base.
Decoration: painted in overglaze enamels and gold. Inscription.

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, Late 12th-early 13th
Medium
Stone-paste body painted over glaze with enamel (mina'i)
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8.8 x 23 cm (3 7/16 x 9 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1938.12
On View Location
Freer Gallery 03: Engaging the Senses: Art in the Islamic World
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
harp, Iran, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1938
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1938 [1]

From 1938
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1938 [2]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Freer Gallery or Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dikran Garabed Kelekian 1868 - 1951

Description

Clay: sandy, white.
Glaze: opaque, cream-colored, crazed; lustreless blue glaze on the base.
Decoration: painted in overglaze enamels and gold. Inscription.

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

Copyright with museum

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