Fragmentary base of vessel with bird design

Historical period(s)
Saljuq period, early 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted with luster
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.1 x 9.5 x 7.8 cm (1 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran, Kashan
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2001.3.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vessel (fragment)

Keywords
bird, Iran, Saljuq period (1037 - 1300), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1950s – 2001
Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts, acquired in the 1950s from Iran. [1]

From 2001
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts, Baltimore, Maryland. [2]

Notes:

[1] Acquired by donors in the 1950s during a visit to Iran.

[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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