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Medium:
Stone-ware painted with lustre and blue glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.5 x 14.5 cm (5 11/16 x 5 11/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
Ayyubid period
Description:
Jug, pear-shaped, on a small, high foot; handle.
Much broken, and restored with plaster.
Clay: soft, buff-white.
Glaze: silicious greenish-cream; crackled.
Decoration: painted in brown lustre and cobalt blue over glaze.
Provenance:
To 1911
Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company, Aleppo, Syria, to 1911 [1]
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company in 1911 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2226, as well as Voucher No. 33, June 1911, 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:
Vincenzo Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
lustreware  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d9d9f029-55cd-4e15-81be-b028a6108c5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.22