Tile

Historical period(s)
14th-15th century?
Medium
Stone-paste
Dimensions
H x W: 2.4 x 21.9 cm (15/16 x 8 5/8 in)
Geography
Syria
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.287
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
Syria
Provenance

To 1904
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian in 1904 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Voucher No. 1, November 1904, L. 1311, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] 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
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) 1868-1951

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
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