Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Stone-paoste painted under glaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 32.6 x 26.2 cm (12 13/16 x 10 5/16 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1908
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Paris, France to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, Paris, in 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Voucher No. 25, February 1908, 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
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum