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At A Glance

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  • Period

    11th-12th century
  • Geography

    Raqqa, Syria
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted with glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 13.2 × 10.2 cm (5 3/16 × 4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1902.246
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1902.246

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar, of inverted pear-form, with a truncated neck and heavy, hollowed foot. Rim chipped. Clay: soft, sandy, white.
    Glaze: greenish-white with patches of peacock green; a high golden iridescence.
  • Provenance

    To 1902
    Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1902 [1]
    From 1902 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York, in 1902 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Voucher No. 4, December 1902, and Original Pottery List, L. 1202, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2022] (September 3, 2022 - ongoing)
    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2017-2019] (October 14, 2017 to January 2, 2019)
    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2011-2016] (April 9, 2011 to January 4, 2016)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dikran Garabed Kelekian (1868-1951) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Raqqa, Syria
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
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