Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, 12th century
Medium
Stone-paste with colorless transparent alkali-silicate glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 10 x 8.3 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1937.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Pitcher

Keywords
Iran, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1937
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1937 [1]

From 1937
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1937 [2]

Notes:

[1] See undated folder sheet note, object file, Collections Management Office. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872-1962

Published References
  • Henri Riviere, Gaston Migeon. La Ceramique dans l'art Musulman. 2 vols., Paris. vol. 1: pl. 30.
  • Robert L. Hobson. A Guide to Islamic Pottery of the Near East. London. fig. 21.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 15, pp. 42-43.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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