Tile

Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, early 17th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Style
Iznik ware
Dimensions
H x W: 26 x 24 cm (10 1/4 x 9 7/16 in)
Geography
Turkey, Iznik
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1966.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
flower, fountain, Iznik ware, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), parrot, Turkey, 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. 318.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Turkish Art of the Ottoman Period. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 24, p. 26.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 88, pp. 190-191.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ottoman Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. no. 4 Istanbul, 1970-1971. p. 196, pl. 20.
  • Edwards Park. Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution., 1st ed. Washington and New York. p. 353.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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