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Stone-paste painted under glaze
H x Diam: 14.2 × 19.1 cm (5 9/16 × 7 1/2 in)
Bowl, octagonal; bold spreading foot; broken and repaired.
Clay: soft, buff.
Glaze: light, turquoise green.
Decoration: stamped (or moulded) in the paste; panels contain an investiture scene and confronted sphinxes; a border, running lines.
Kalebjian, to 1906 
From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kalebjian in 1906 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 1459, 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
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Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
Previous custodian or owner:
Kalebjian Frères (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)
Arts of the Islamic World
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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