Eight-pointed Star Tile

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Historical period(s)
Il-Khanid dynasty, early 14th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted colorless glaze
Style
Sultanabad ware
Dimensions
H x W: 21 x 21.3 cm (8 1/4 x 8 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Myron Bement Smith
Collection
Myron Bement Smith collection
Accession Number
F1973.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353), Iran, Myron Bement Smith collection, Sultanabad ware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1930s to 1970
Dr. Myron Bement Smith (1897-1970), New York acquired in Iran. [1]

1970 – 71
Mrs. Myron Bement Smith, Washington D.C. [2]

From 1971
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Myron Bement Smith, Washington D.C. [3]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2. The object was transferred from the Freer Study Collection to the Permanent Collection in December 3, 1973.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Myron Bement Smith
Dr. Myron Bement Smith 1897 - 1970

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

Copyright with museum

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