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Lamp, of round form, with sides pinched to form a projecting spout
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H x W: 4.9 x 9.7 cm (1 15/16 x 3 13/16 in)
Furniture and Furnishing
Lamp, of rounded form, with sides pinched to form a projecting spout.
Clay: soft, gray.
Glaze: greyish-green clouded with russet-brown; crazed.
Decoration: in brownish-black under glaze.
Moussa Arouani and Co., Damascus, to 1908 
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Moussa Arouani and Co. in 1908 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1781, 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
Previous custodian or owner:
Moussa Arouani and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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