Bowl

Bowl: deep, with incurvate rim; bold disk-like foot.
Broken and repaired.
Clay: red earthenware.
Glaze: brilliant green with areas of slight iridescence.
Decoration: champleve, with black reserve.

Historical period(s)
11th-12th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Dimensions
H x W: 14.2 x 32.2 cm (5 9/16 x 12 11/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Garrus district
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1927.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Iran, iridescence
Provenance

1927
Parish-Watson Company, New York 1927 [1]

From 1927
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, New York in 1927 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Parish-Watson Company

Description

Bowl: deep, with incurvate rim; bold disk-like foot.
Broken and repaired.
Clay: red earthenware.
Glaze: brilliant green with areas of slight iridescence.
Decoration: champleve, with black reserve.

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