Bowl (waster)

Historical period(s)
12th-14th century?
Medium
Stone-paste; painted under glaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 10.4 x 16 cm (4 1/8 x 6 5/16 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.258
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl (waster)

Keywords
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1905
Kalebdjian, Paris, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kalebdjian in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1417, as well as Voucher No. 1, October 1905,
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)

Kalebdjian Frères (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Marilyn Jenkins-Medina. Raqqa Revisited: Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria. New York and New Haven. p. 91.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum