Octagonal bowl

Maker(s)
Artist: Hasan al-Kashani
Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, late 12th century
Medium
Stone-paste; molded decoration under transparent glaze with blue splashes
Dimensions
H x W: 11.7 x 15.2 cm (4 5/8 x 6 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1955.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Iran, iridescence, kufic script, naskh script, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Arthur Upham Pope

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 272.
  • Robert J. Charleston. Islamic Pottery. Masterpieces of Western and Near Eastern Ceramics, vol. 4 Tokyo and New York. pl. 51.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Medieval Near Eastern Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Baltimore. p. 18.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 22, p. 56-57.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum