Sherd, cream body, opaque tin glaze

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Historical period(s)
Abbasid period
Medium
Polychrome lusterware Earthenware Painted overglaze.
Style
Samarra ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 6.1 x 4.6 x 1.1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 13/16 in)
Geography
Iraq, Basra (?)
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Slusser in memory of Dorothy Shepherd Payer
Accession Number
FSC-P-4032
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Fragment

Keywords
Abbasid period (750 - 1258), earthenware, Iraq, Samarra ware
Provenance

Found at Fustat. [1]

From ? to 1992
Dorothy Shepherd Payer (1916-1992). [2]

1992
Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [3]

From 1992 to 1993
Mary Slusser, Washington, D.C., by inheritance from the estate of her sister, Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [4]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary Slusser, Washington, D.C. [5]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See object file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

[4] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[5] See note 4.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918 - 2017
Dorothy Shepherd Payer 1916 - 1992
Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer

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

Copyright with museum