Historical period(s)
Il-Khanid dynasty, early 14th century
Stoneware, composite body painted under clear glaze.
H x W x D: 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.9 cm (7 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 3/4 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Architectural Element, Ceramic


flower, Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353), Iran, lotus, stoneware, WWII-era provenance

Unidentified English collector [1]

To 1999
Spink & Son, Ltd., London, acquired from an unidentified English collector, to 1999 [2]

From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Spink & Son, Ltd. in 1999


[1] According to Curatorial Note 3, Massumeh Farhad, October 3, 1999, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Spink & Son Ltd.

Published References
  • Venetia Porter. Islamic Tiles., 1st American edition. New York. .
  • The Eye of the Courtier: Indian and Islamic Works of Art. Exh. cat. London. cat. 3.
  • Yuka Kadoi. Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran. Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art Edinburgh. p. 93, fig. 3.13.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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