Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Stone-paste decorated with glaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 7.5 x 7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.111
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1908
An unidentified street dealer, Aleppo, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified street dealer in Aleppo in 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Journal Voucher No. 2, December 1908, as well as Original Pottery List, L. 1760, 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