Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under clear glaze
Dimensions
Diam: 20 cm (7 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran, Kashan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1940.22
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

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

To 1940
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1940 [1]

From 1940
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1940 [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

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 29, p. 70-71.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Medieval Near Eastern Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Baltimore. p. 27.
  • Richard Ettinghausen Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. p. 1587, pl. 714B.
  • Report of the Secretary, 1941/42. Washington. pl. 3.
  • Oliver Watson. Persian Luster Ware. The Faber monographs on pottery and porcelain Boston and London. p. 91.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum