Tile, square

Historical period(s)
Abbasid period, late 12th-early 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze (completely deteriorated)
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 24.5 x 3.1 cm (9 5/8 x 1 1/4 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1909.40
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
Abbasid period (750 - 1258), iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Provenance

To 1909
Kouchakji Frères, New York, New York to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kouchakji Frères, New York in 1909 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1930, as well as Voucher no. 50, February 1909, 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)

Kouchakji Freres (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

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