string(19) "edanmdm:fsg_F1956.1" Bowl - National Museum of Asian Art
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At A Glance

  • Period

    10th century
  • Geography

    Iran or Uzbekistan
  • Material

    Earthenware painted under glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6.6 x 21.8 cm (2 5/8 x 8 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1956.1
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1956.1

Object Details

  • Description

    Design of two birds in dark brown slip on white, thin brown edge; solid foot with wide central raised disk. Broken and repaired; small pieces of glaze chipped off. The word arabic word for "blessing" is repeated on the body of each bird.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
    Near Eastern Ceramics (May 10, 1985 to September 3, 1985)
    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)
    2500 Years of Persian Art—Paintings, Pottery (February 10, 1972 to June 15, 1973)
    Near Eastern Art—Paintings, Pottery (August 18, 1967 to February 10, 1972)
    Special Exhibition of Persian Art (May 1, 1960 to August 11, 1961)
  • Origin

    Iran or Uzbekistan
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
  • Restrictions and Rights

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