Pitcher, fragment of a pear-shaped (handle and neck broken off; foot broken).
Clay: soft, buff.
Glaze: originally green, almost wholly decomposed and having a peacock irisecence. Decoration: painted in black under glaze.
An unidentified street dealer, Aleppo, to 1908 
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified street dealer in Aleppo in 1908 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Journal Voucher No. 2, December 1908, as well as Original Pottery List, L. 1761, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, "Bought from an Arab in the street at Aleppo."
 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.