Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 17th century
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Kubachi ware
H x Diam (overall): 5.6 x 27.5 cm (2 3/16 x 10 13/16 in)
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


bird, flower, Iran, Kubachi ware, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance

To 1994
Adrienne Minassian (1913-1994), New York.

From 1994 to 1997
Estate of Adrienne Minassian.

From 1997
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, bequeathed by Adrienne Minassian in 1997.

Previous Owner(s)

Estate of Adrienne Minassian
Adrienne Minassian 1913-1994

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 138-143.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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