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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 12th-early 13th century
  • Geography

    Kashan, Iran
  • Material

    Stone-paste painted under and over transparent glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 8.5 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm (3 3/8 x 8 x 8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl, deep, standing on a low basal ring; broken and repaired. Body: soft, grayish-white (?). Glaze: cream-colored, opaque, flowing irregularly on to the foot. Decoration: painted in minai technique, over glaze, principally in green, black, red and yellow.
  • Provenance

    To 1945
    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1945
    From 1945
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York on January 31, 1945 [1]
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. For additional information, see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
    Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
    Near Eastern Art (January 1, 1963 to August 18, 1967)
    Centennial Exhibition, Galleries 6 and 7 (February 25, 1956 to April 10, 1962)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962)
  • Origin

    Kashan, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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