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At A Glance

  • Period

    12th-13th century
  • Geography

    Syria
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted underglaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 7 x 19.5 cm (2 3/4 x 7 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1931.7
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1931.7

Object Details

  • Description

    Lamp, with 6 projecting spouts; 6 feet, 2 hole pierced through legs beneath. Clay: soft, white. Glaze: light blue-green, worn and crazed, partially covering the surface. Decoration: modeled in relief.
  • Provenance

    1931
    Fahim Kouchakji, New York 1931 [1]
    From 1931
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Fahim Kouchakji, New York in 1931 [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.
    [2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Art of the Arab World (August 15, 1980 to May 13, 1981)
    Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
    Centennial Exhibition, Galleries 6 and 7 (February 25, 1956 to April 10, 1962)
    Untitled Exhibition, Islamic Manuscripts, Pottery, Metalwork, and Glass (April 12, 1955 to November 21, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, Islamic Arts, 1947 (October 6, 1947 to February 25, 1956)
    Untitled Exhibition, Islamic Ceramics and Glass (January 9, 1945 to May 1, 1945)
    Untitled Exhibition, Islamic Manuscripts (May 1, 1945 to September 25, 1947)
    Untitled Exhibition, Persian and Near Eastern Art (May 5, 1933 to September 24, 1947)
    Untitled Exhibition, Persian Paintings and Ceramics (May 5, 1933 to January 9, 1945)
    Untitled Exhibition, Persian Art (March 14, 1931 to May 5, 1933)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Fahim Kouchakji
  • Origin

    Syria
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Furniture and Furnishing
  • Restrictions and Rights

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