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At A Glance

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  • Period

    11th-12th century
  • Geography

    Raqqa, Syria
  • Material

    Stone-paste; painted under glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 47.8 x 31.8 cm (18 13/16 x 12 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1908.118
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1908.118

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar, tall ovoidal, with three loop handles.
    Clay: soft, light buff.
    Glaze: turquoise blue, partly covered with white areas of incipient disintegration; brilliant iridescence.
  • Provenance

    To 1908
    M. Baroody, Beirut, to 1908 [1]
    From 1908 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from M. Baroody in 1908 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1767, as well as Voucher No. 2, December 1908, 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

    Freer’s Global Network: Artists, Collectors, and Dealers (October 15, 2022 - ongoing)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    M. Baroody (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 09: Freer’s Global Network
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