Rakka type ware bottle

Historical period(s)
11th-12th century
Medium
Earthenware with turquoise alkali-silicate glaze colored by copper
Style
Raqqa type ware
Dimensions
H x W: 16.6 x 11.2 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/16 in)
Geography
Iraq
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1910.26
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
earthenware, Iraq, iridescence, Raqqa ware
Provenance

To 1910
Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company, Aleppo, Syria, to 1910 [1]

From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company in 1910 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2058, as well as Voucher No. 44, May 1910, 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)

Vincenzo Marcopoli (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