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Medium:
Stone-paste, underglaze painting in blue, green and black over an opaque white glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 15/16 in)
Type:
Architectural Element
Origin:
Iran
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Safavid period
Description:
Tile sherd, floral design.
Provenance:
From 1934 to 1970
Dr. Myron Bement Smith (1897-1970). [1]
From 1970 to 71
Mrs. Myron Bement Smith, Washington DC [2]
From 1971
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Myron Bement Smith, Washington DC [3]
Notes:
[1] See folder sheet note dated July 26, 2006, copy in Myron Bement Smith Collection file, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See note 1. Also see correspondences between Mrs. Myron Bement Smith and the Freer Gallery of Art, copy in Myron Bement Smith Collection file, Collections Management Office.
Collection:
Freer Study Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Dr. Myron Bement Smith (1897-1970)
Mrs. Myron Bement Smith
Topic:
Islam  Search this
flower  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Myron Bement Smith collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Mrs. Myron Bement Smith, from the collection of Myron Bement Smith
Accession Number:
FSC-A-159.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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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/ye377087037-bff4-45be-9d48-972c40b2eeea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-A-159.6