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Medium:
Stone paste painted with glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.1 x 13.7 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Sculpture
Ceramic
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
early 13th century
Previous custodian or owner:
Vincenzo Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
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. 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."
[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.
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.615
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d21de5e4-96e7-4fba-ba78-a25cf2697722
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.615