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Stone-paste painted with blue glaze
H x W x D: 20 x 19.9 x 1.9 cm (7 7/8 x 7 13/16 x 3/4 in)
Wall tile, cruciform. Glaze chipped on several edges.
Clay: soft, buff.
Glaze: deep lapis-lazuli blue, crazed; partially covered by a grayish film.
Vitali Madjar, Cairo, to 1909 
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vitali Madjar in 1909 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1968, 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:
Vitali Madjar (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Arts of the Islamic World
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
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