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Medium:
Stone-paste painted with lustre over glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 9.3 × 18.4 cm (3 11/16 × 7 1/4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
2nd half of the 17th century
Period:
Safavid period
Description:
Bowl, deep, ovoidal; bold foot, pierced with two holes; cracked and repaired.
Clay: hard, sonant.
Glaze: cream-white.
Decoration: painted in gold-colored lustre over glaze.
Provenance:
To 1903
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1903 [1]
From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian in 1903 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 1216, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2022] (September 3, 2022 - ongoing)
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2017-2019] (October 14, 2017 to January 2, 2019)
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2011-2016] (April 9, 2011 to January 4, 2016)
Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
Previous custodian or owner:
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (1868-1951) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.7
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
On View:
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
The Story of the Beautiful
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye309b567ac-e407-43f2-801f-ddfa8cec0601
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1903.7