Lamp

Lamp, with 6 projecting spouts; 6 feet, 2 hole pierced through legs beneath. Clay: soft, white. Glaze: light blue-green, worn and crazed, partially covering the surface. Decoration: modeled in relief.

Historical period(s)
Ayyubid period, 12th-13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted underglaze
Dimensions
H x W: 7 x 19.5 cm (2 3/4 x 7 11/16 in)
Geography
Syria
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1931.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Lamp

Keywords
Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250), Syria
Provenance

1931
Fahim Kouchakji, New York 1931 [1]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Fahim Kouchakji, New York in 1931 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Fahim Kouchakji

Description

Lamp, with 6 projecting spouts; 6 feet, 2 hole pierced through legs beneath. Clay: soft, white. Glaze: light blue-green, worn and crazed, partially covering the surface. Decoration: modeled in relief.

Published References
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Medieval Near Eastern Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Baltimore. p. 19.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 61, pp. 136-137.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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