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Medium:
Stone-paste painted with turquoise glaze
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 20.1 cm (7 15/16 in)
Type:
Architectural Element
Origin:
Iran
Date:
12th-13th century?
Description:
Tile: eight-pointed star shaped. Broken across the repaired.
Clay: soft, buff.
Glaze: rich turquoise blue; crackled.
Decoration: modeled in relief in the paste.
Provenance:
To 1909
Vitali Madjar, Cairo, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vitali Madjar in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1965, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Vitali Madjar (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.104
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c0f59e13-e147-437e-9515-741070676c8b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.104