Historical period(s)
Il-Khanid dynasty, early 14th century
Medium
Stoneware, composite body painted under clear glaze.
Dimensions
H x W x D: 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.9 cm (7 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1999.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
flower, Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353), Iran, lotus, stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Unidentified English collector [1]

To 1999
Spink & Son, Ltd., London, acquired from an unidentified English collector, to 1999 [2]

From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Spink & Son, Ltd. in 1999

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3, Massumeh Farhad, October 3, 1999, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Spink & Son Ltd.

Published References
  • Venetia Porter. Islamic Tiles., 1st American edition. New York. .
  • The Eye of the Courtier: Indian and Islamic Works of Art. Exh. cat. London. cat. 3.
  • Yuka Kadoi. Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran. Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art Edinburgh. p. 93, fig. 3.13.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum