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Stone-paste painted under glaze
H x W: 10.6 x 9.4 cm (4 3/16 x 3 11/16 in)
Mesopotamian, 12th-13th century
Pitcher: a fragment of pear shaped form.
Clay: soft, buff-white.
Glaze: pale celadon green, almost wholly disintegrated.
Decoration: painted in black, under glaze.
Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company, Aleppo, Syria, to 1911 
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company in 1911 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 2216, as well as Voucher No. 33, June 1911, 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)
Arts of the Islamic World
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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