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At A Glance

  • Period

    11th-12th century
  • Geography

    Raqqa, Syria
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted with glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 75.2 x 44.5 cm (29 5/8 x 17 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1905.236
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1905.236

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar, tall; four loop handles.
    Clay: soft, dense, grayish.
    Glaze: originally green, altered by partial disintegration to a grayish creamy tone; areas of iridescence.
  • Provenance

    To 1905
    Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Paris, France to 1905 [1]
    From 1905 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, Paris, in 1905 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Voucher No. 1, October 1905, 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
  • 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
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