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Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.8 × 3.7 × 21.6 cm (1 1/2 × 1 7/16 × 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Container
Lacquer
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1850-75
Period:
Qajar period
Previous custodian or owner:
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar (Iranian, 1913-2014)
Abolala Soudavar
Provenance:
From ca. 1960 to 2011
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar, Tehran, Iran and Geneva, Switzerland. [1]
From 2011 to 2014
Abolala Soudavar, Geneva, Switzerland, gift of his mother, Ezzat-Malek Soudavar. [2]
From 2014
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Abolala Soudavar in 2014. [3]
Notes:
[1] According to Abolala Soudavar, his mother amassed most of her collection during the 1960s and 1970s. Around 1980, Ezzat-Malek Soudavar moved her collection for safekeeping to Geneva, Switzerland, in a bank safe deposit that she had. On March 24, 2011, Ezzat-Malek Soudavar formally gave the collection to her son, Abolala Soudavar. This information was provided by Abolala Soudavar in 2013. See letter from Abolala Soudavar dated Nov. 30, 2013, copy in object file, Collections Management Office. The collection remained in Geneva until its arrival at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC
[2] See note 1.
[3] See Deed of Gift, original in object file, Collections Management Office.
Topic:
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.47a-b
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/ye33d03a148-ac32-45e1-90c4-92f6dd9ce28c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.47a-b