Maker(s)
Artist: Ali ibn Yusuf (early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, early 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze and over glaze with enamel
Dimensions
H x W: 8.7 x 20.6 cm (3 7/16 x 8 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1937.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

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

To 1937
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York, to 1937 [1]

From 1937
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1937 [2]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Freer Gallery or Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dikran Garabed Kelekian 1868-1951

Published References
  • Freer Gallery of Art. Gallery Book III: Exhibition of December 5, 1938. Washington. .
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Ernst Kuhnel. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present. 6 vols., London and New York, 1938 - 1939. vol. 2: pp. 1563-1564.
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 280.
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Grace Dunham Guest. The Iconography of a Kashan Luster Plate. vol. 4 Washington and Ann Arbor. pp. 25-64, pl. 21, fig. 69.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Two Signed Min'i Bowls. vol. 5, no. 1, June 1937. pp. 29-32.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Medieval Near Eastern Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Baltimore. p. 35.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 35, pp. 82-83.
  • , Eva Baer, David Nicolle, Barbara Schmitz, Oliver Watson. The Art of the Saljuqs in Iran and Anatolia. Costa Mesa, California. p. 171.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Islamic Art and Archaeology: Collected Papers. Berlin. pp. 579-641.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
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