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Stone-paste painted with lustre and blue glaze
H x W: 19.2 x 12.8 cm (7 9/16 x 5 1/16 in)
Pitcher, pear-shaped on a high, hollowed-foot; handle broken off. Base of another object substituted. Much repaired.
Clay: soft, grayish-white.
Glaze: greenish-white, discolored and partially disintegrated.
Decoration: painted in brown lustre and cobalt blue, over glaze.
Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company, Aleppo, Syria, to 1910 
From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company in 1910 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 2059, as well as Voucher No. 44, May 1910, 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:
Vincenzo Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250)
Arts of the Islamic World
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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