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Medium:
Earthenware painted over glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 x 42.7 cm (1 15/16 x 16 13/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
10th century
Period:
Samanid period
Description:
Clay: soft, buff-white, stained on base. Glaze: opaque cream white, partly crackled and stained. Decoration: a band of Kufic writing from rim to rim in brown slip except for three letters in red. One brown letter at top and bottom. Broken and repaired.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Engaging the Senses (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
South and South East Asian Art (May 9, 1993 to February 7, 2000)
Near Eastern Ceramics (June 24, 1982 to September 23, 1982)
Near Eastern Ceramics (May 14, 1981 to May 10, 1985)
Art of the Near East (August 21, 1977 to December 14, 1979)
Ceramics from the World of Islam (January 16, 1974 to July 1, 1974)
Near Eastern Art (June 15, 1973 to May 7, 1975)
Special Exhibition of Persian Art (May 1, 1960 to August 11, 1961)
Topic:
ceramic  Search this
Samanid period (819 - 1005)  Search this
kufic script  Search this
Iran  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 03: Engaging the Senses
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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/ye3e8d56fd3-bf93-4a0c-b804-f898ad658fa6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.16