Fragment of a bowl with bird design

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 13th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Stone-paste panted with luster
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 2.8 x 7 x 7.1 cm (1 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    From 1950s – 2001
    Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts, acquired in the 1950s from Iran. [1]
    From 2001
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts, Baltimore, Maryland. [2]
    [1] Acquired by donors in the 1950s during a visit to Iran.
    [2] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts
  • Type

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