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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    10th century
  • Geography

    Iran
  • Material

    Earthenware painted over glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 5 x 42.7 cm (1 15/16 x 16 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1954.16
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1954.16

Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: soft, buff-white, stained on base. Glaze: opaque cream white, partly crackled and stained. Decoration: a band of Kufic writing from rim to rim in brown slip except for three letters in red. One brown letter at top and bottom. Broken and repaired.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Engaging the Senses (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    South and South East Asian Art (May 9, 1993 to February 7, 2000)
    Near Eastern Ceramics (June 24, 1982 to September 23, 1982)
    Near Eastern Ceramics (May 14, 1981 to May 10, 1985)
    Art of the Near East (August 21, 1977 to December 14, 1979)
    Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
    Near Eastern Art (June 15, 1973 to May 7, 1975)
    Special Exhibition of Persian Art (May 1, 1960 to August 11, 1961)
  • Origin

    Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 03: Engaging the Senses
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