Deep bowl with winged griffon

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, 11th-12th century
Stone-paste with carved decoration and colors in a transparent glaze
H x W: 8.3 x 34.4 cm (3 1/4 x 13 9/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


griffin, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300), Syria, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Sekai bijutsu zenshu [A Complete Collection of World Art]. 40 vols., Tokyo, 1960-1966. pl. 73.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Medieval Near Eastern Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Baltimore. p. 20.
  • Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary, 1947-1948. Washington. p. 45, pl. 2.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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