Jug

Glaze: white tin. Decoration: painted over glaze in blue, green, and black and gold lustre. Inscription on the shoulder.

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, early 13th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Dimensions
H x W: 18 x 14.8 cm (7 1/16 x 5 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1929.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jug

Keywords
Iran, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)
Provenance

1929
Parish-Watson Company, New York 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, New York in 1929 [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

Glaze: white tin. Decoration: painted over glaze in blue, green, and black and gold lustre. Inscription on the shoulder.

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 46, pp. 104-105.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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