Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 17th-18th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Dimensions
H x W: 4.1 x 6.5 cm (1 5/8 x 2 9/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.377
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
Iran, iridescence, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Provenance

To 1906-1907
Unidentified owner, Egypt, to 1906-1907 [1]

From 1906-1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified owner in the winter of 1906-1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Pottery List, R. 297, L. 1540, 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

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum