Elephant with howdah and figure

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, early 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted underglaze
Dimensions
H x W: 22.9 x 8.5 cm (9 x 3 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1967.26
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: elephant

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

E. Safani

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 89.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 80.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ceramics from the World of Islam. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 26, p. 64-65.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum