Lusterware bowl decorated with dragons

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Historical period(s)
1211 or 1213
Medium
Clay with lustreware glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 10.2 x 15.4 cm (4 x 6 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1981.29
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
bird, dragon, flower, Iran, kufic script, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Kevorkian Collection [1]

1968
Sale, Sotheby's, in 1968 [2]

Edwin Binney, 3rd [3]

To 1982
Ahuan (Islamic Art Services Limited), London, to 1982

From 1982
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ahuan (Islamic Art Services Limited) in 1981

Notes:

[1]According to Curatorial Note 5, E. Atil, 1981, in the object record. See also, Curatorial Note 2, E. Atil, 1982, in the object record.

[2] See Note 1.

[3] See Note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Ahuan (Islamic Art Services Limited)
Edwin Binney 3rd

Published References
  • Sotheby's. Catalogue of Egyptian, Western Asiatic, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities., June 18, 1968. lot 72, pp. 40-41.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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