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Catalog Data

Medium:
Clay: soft, white. Glaze: whitish, almost wholly decomposed.
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.3 x 14.2 cm (2 7/8 x 5 9/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iraq
Date:
1st-3rd century
Period:
Arsacid period
Former owner:
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919) [1]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]
Notes:
[1] Object file.
[2] 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.
Topic:
Iraq  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Arsacid period (247 BCE - 224 CE  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.150
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1904.150