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Rakka ware bowl
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Stone-paste with cobalt under colorless transparent alkali-silicate glaze, luster over glaze
H x W: 6.5 x 12.3 cm (2 9/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Bowl, small conical, on a high foot.
Clay: coarse, dense, white.
Glaze: transparent greenish-cream, running into pale green, crackled; areas of incipient disintegration.
Decoration: painted in brown lustre and cobalt blue, over glaze.
M. Baroody, Beirut, to 1908 
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from M. Baroody, Beirut, in 1908 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Journal Voucher No. 2, December 1908, 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
Parades: Freer Ceramics Installed by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott (November 4, 2006 to January 7, 2008)
Previous custodian or owner:
M. Baroody (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Arts of the Islamic World
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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