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At A Glance

  • Period

    possibly 13th century
  • Geography

    Egypt or Syria
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 8 x 19.4 cm (3 1/8 x 7 5/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: sandy, rosy buff.
    Glaze: transparent with a greenish cast; crazed. It is applied over a white slip inside the bowl and over the body outside.
    Decoration: inside, painted in brown on the slip under glaze.
  • Provenance

    To 1942
    Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc., New York to 1942 [1]
    From 1942
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc. in 1942 [2]
    [1] See Freer Gallery or Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc.
  • Origin

    Egypt or Syria
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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