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At A Glance

  • Period

    13th-14th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Stone-paste decorated with glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 7.8 x 26.9 cm (3 1/16 x 10 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Syrian, 13th-14th century
    Dish, with deep ovoidal cavetto, and flat rim. Repairs and restorations.
    Clay: dense, sandy, white.
    Glaze: interior,--deep blue, somewhat discolored and disintegrated; exterior,--turquoise green, discolored.
    Decorations: painted in brownish-gold lustre over glaze.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Vincenzo Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Provenance

    To 1910
    Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company, Aleppo, Syria, to 1910 [1]
    From 1910 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company in 1910 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2073, as well as Voucher No. 44, May 1910, 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.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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