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Stone-paste painted under glaze
H x Diam: 25.4 × 16.4 cm (10 × 6 7/16 in)
Vase, tall, of inverted pear form, with broad, tapering neck; base hollowed. Two holes in the shoulder.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: originally greenish-white, completely covered with the iridescent, white film of partial disintegration.
Decoration: painted in blue and black, under glaze.
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Paris, France to 1905 
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, Paris, in 1905 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Voucher No. 1, October 1905, and Original Pottery List, L. 1400, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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.
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Previous custodian or owner:
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (1868-1951) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Arts of the Islamic World
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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