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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 12th-early 13th
  • Geography

  • Material

    Stone-paste with underglaze and overglaze decoration and gold
  • Dimension

    H x W: 8.1 x 20.4 cm (3 3/16 x 8 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Persian, Seljuk, late 12th -early 13th century.
    Bowl: Deep semi-globular; bold basal ring. Broken and repaired.
    Clay: soft, white.
    Glaze: white tin, with evidences of incipient disintegration.
    Decoration: painted in blue, violet, red, and black over glaze with additional details in relief, gilded.
  • Provenance

    To 1925
    Parish-Watson Company, New York. [1]
    From 1925
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, New York in Feb. 1925. [2]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1. Also, see sales receipt in the Accession File, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
    Untitled Exhibition, Persian Paintings and Ceramics (May 5, 1933 to January 9, 1945)
    Untitled Exhibition, Shahnama and Chinese Art (March 24, 1930 to May 5, 1933)
    Near Eastern Pottery and Persian Painting (May 2, 1923 to March 14, 1931)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Parish-Watson Company
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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