Double-shelled ewer

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, early 13th century
Stone-paste body painted under glaze
H x W x D: 29.1 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm (11 7/16 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Iran, iridescence, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300), WWII-era provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

E. Safani

Published References
  • Symbols of Power: Luxury Textiles from Islamic Lands, 7th-21st Century. Cleveland. .
  • Sekai bijutsu zenshu (A Complete Collection of World Art). 40 vols., Tokyo, 1960-1966. fig. 110.
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 88.
  • Robert J. Charleston. Islamic Pottery. Masterpieces of Western and Near Eastern Ceramics, vol. 4 Tokyo and New York. pl. 51.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 75.
  • Marianna Shreve Simpson. L'Art Islamique: Asiae, Iran, Afgahanistan, Asia Centrale et Inde. La Grammaire des Styles Paris, 1956-1958. pp. 26-28.
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Medieval Near Eastern Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Baltimore. p. 29.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 23, p. 58-59.
  • Sato Masahiko. Yakimono nyumon., shohan. Tokyo. p. 138.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of Islamic Pottery at the Freer Gallery of Art. London, March 1974. p. 223, fig. 8.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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