Bowl

Conical, with a rounded base. A faint line of bluish green within the edge.

Historical period(s)
Arsacid period, 1st-3rd century
Medium
Clay: soft, white. Glaze: whitish, almost wholly decomposed.
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7.3 × 14.2 cm (2 7/8 × 5 9/16 in)
Geography
Iraq
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.150
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Arsacid period (247 BCE - 224 CE, Iraq
Provenance

Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919) [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file.

[2] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Conical, with a rounded base. A faint line of bluish green within the edge.

Published References
  • Ann C. Gunter. A Collector's Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt. Washington and London, 2002. p. 34, fig. 2.6.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
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