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. 2228, S.I. 1561A-G, as well as Voucher No. 33, June 1911, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 3 in the F1911.24 object record, in an undated note Charles Lang Freer stated: "These seven specimens [F1911.24, F1911.612-11.617, inclusive] were all found at Rakka and taken direct to Marcopoli at Aleppo and delivered by him to me; they represent forms of humans and animals."
 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.