Historical period(s)
Abbasid period, 9th century
Medium
Earthenware painted over glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam: 6 x 20.5 cm (2 3/8 x 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Iraq
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1966.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Abbasid period (750 - 1258), earthenware, Iraq, Samarra ware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1966
C. Dikran Kelekian, New York to 1966 [1]

From 1966
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. Dikran Kelekian in 1966 [2]

Notes:

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

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

C. Dikran Kelekian

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 259.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 1, p. 14-15.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Art of the Arab World. Exh. cat. Washington, 1975. cat. 9, p. 30.
  • Richard Ettinghausen O. Graber. The Art and Architecture of Islam, 650-1250. The Pelican History of Art Hammondsworth, Middlesex, England and New York. p. 112, fig. 90.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of Islamic Pottery at the Freer Gallery of Art. London, March 1974. p. 221, fig. 3.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum