Tile, fragment of a

Historical period(s)
Qajar period, 19th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 1.9 x 13.4 cm (3/4 x 5 1/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.78
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile (fragment)

Keywords
Iran, iridescence, Qajar period (1779 - 1925)
Provenance

To 1908
Dimitri Andalft, Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dimitri Andalft in 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1716, 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)

Dimitri Andalft (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum