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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    early 13th century
  • Geography

    Kashan, Iran
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted over glaze with enamel (mina'i)
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 11.1 x 47.8 x 47.8 cm (4 3/8 x 18 13/16 x 18 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: soft, firm, buff.
    Glaze: opaque, white.
    Decoration: in polychrome enamels, over glaze. Inscriptions.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc.
  • Provenance

    To 1943
    Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc., New York to 1943 [1]
    From 1943
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc., New York in 1943 [2]
    [1] See Freer Gallery or Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Origin

    Kashan, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

  • On View

    Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses
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