Bowl

Bowl: conical, with upright, noulded rim; heavy, rough foot; broken and repaired.
Clay: buff earthenware.
Glaze: brilliant olive-brown over aubergine glaze; outside lower body unglazed. Decoration: champleve, aubergine in relief.

Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Earthenware with decoration carved through a white slip and coloring under a transparent glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 10.3 x 21.9 cm (4 1/16 x 8 5/8 in)
Geography
Iran, Garrus district
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1925.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
animal, earthenware, Iran, white slip
Provenance

To 1925
Parish-Watson Company, New York, New York. [1]

From 1925
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, New York, New York in Feb. 1925. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also, see sales receipt in the Accession File, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Parish-Watson Company

Description

Bowl: conical, with upright, noulded rim; heavy, rough foot; broken and repaired.
Clay: buff earthenware.
Glaze: brilliant olive-brown over aubergine glaze; outside lower body unglazed. Decoration: champleve, aubergine in relief.

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