Stucco fragment; black and blue underglaze

H x W (overall): 7.3 x 5.4 cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Slusser in memory of Dorothy Shepherd Payer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture

Stucco (fragment)


Found at Jumaira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. [1]

From ? to 1992
Dorothy Shepherd Payer (1916-1992). [2]

Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [3]

From 1992 to 1993
Mary Slusser, Washington, DC, by inheritance from the estate of her sister, Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [4]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary Slusser, Washington, DC [5]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.

[2] See object file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

[4] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[5] See note 4.

Previous Owner(s)

Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer
Dorothy Shepherd Payer 1916 - 1992
Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918 - 2017

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum