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Sèvres porcelain cup and saucer

Maker:
Sevres  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
Egyptian revival (overall style)
red (cup color)
red (saucer color)
polychrome (component surface decoration color name)
egyptian motif (joint piece description of decoration)
egyptian motif (overall description of decoration)
ceramic, porcelain (cup material)
ceramic, porcelain (saucer material)
Measurements:
overall cup: 1 7/8 in x 4 3/16 in x 3 7/16 in; 4.7625 cm x 10.63625 cm x 8.73125 cm
overall saucer: 3/4 in x 5 11/16 in; 1.905 cm x 14.44625 cm
Object Name:
cup
saucer
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Sèvres
Date made:
1813-1814
ID Number:
CE.P-1069ab
Accession number:
225282
Catalog number:
P-1069ab
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-acaa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1291951
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Sèvres porcelain plate from the first Egyptian Service

Maker:
Sevres  Search this
Physical Description:
"gold" (overall color)
green (overall color)
purple (overall color)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
monochrome, brown (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 9 5/16 in; 3.175 cm x 23.65375 cm
Object Name:
Plate
Object Type:
plate
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Sevres
Date made:
1804-1806
ID Number:
CE.P-662
Catalog number:
P-662
Accession number:
225282
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d1c6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_580944
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1 Dirhem, Abbasid, 815-816

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 2.6 cm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Iraq: Baghdād, Baghdad
Date made:
815 - 816
ID Number:
2002.0007.0292
Accession number:
2002.0007
Catalog number:
2002.0007.0292
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-fe61-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1866026
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2 Dinar, Abbasid, 1221-1222

Physical Description:
metal, gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 3 cm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Iraq: Baghdād, Baghdad
Associated place:
Russia
Date made:
1221 - 1222
Associated date:
1221
Alternate calendar date:
0618
ID Number:
2002.0007.0293
Catalog number:
2002.0007.0293
Accession number:
2002.0007
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-a1d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_947651
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Dinar, Abbasid, 944-945

Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 2.1 cm; 1/32 in x 13/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Iran
Date made:
944 - 945
ID Number:
NU.74.47.09
Catalog number:
74.47.09
Accession number:
314071
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-fe63-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1866043
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1 Dinar, Abbasid, 750 - 751

Issuing authority:
Saffah  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .11 cm x 1.92 cm; 1/32 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Iraq
Date made:
750-51 AD
Date made:
750 - 751
Credit Line:
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
ID Number:
NU.68.159.5835
Catalog number:
68.159.5835
Accession number:
283645
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a0ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_761273
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Bowl

Medium:
Earthenware painted over glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 6 x 20.5 cm (2 3/8 x 8 1/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iraq
Date:
9th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Samarra ware  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Iraq  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1966.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3a11dfe1c-2a91-469c-af5d-62101bcb5b40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1966.11
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Tiraz fragment

Medium:
Medium: silk on linen Technique: embroidered on plain weave
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Tiraz fragment
Possibly made in:
Iraq
Egypt
Date:
750–900
Credit Line:
Bequest of Marian Hague
Accession Number:
1971-50-34
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4474b6efa-e32e-45b4-9f17-d348e3e7ef95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1971-50-34

Embroidered tiraz fragment

Medium:
Medium: silk on linen Technique: embroidered on plain weave
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Embroidered tiraz fragment
Possibly made in:
Iraq
Egypt
Date:
10th century
Credit Line:
Bequest of Marian Hague
Accession Number:
1971-50-38
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4d2cd2967-5eb7-4631-9fcf-55424b342a3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1971-50-38

Folio from a Qur'an, Sura 74:56; Sura 75:1

Medium:
Ink, gold, and color on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W: 12.8 x 18.5 cm (5 1/16 x 7 5/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Date:
9th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
kufic script  Search this
Near East  Search this
Africa  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 74  Search this
sura 75  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number:
S1997.87
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye382166668-3cfe-4f3e-9e30-9849193477af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.87

Folio from a Qur'an, Sura 5:95-97

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.7 x 23.5 cm (6 3/16 x 9 1/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Date:
9th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
kufic script  Search this
illumination  Search this
Near East  Search this
North Africa  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 5  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number:
S1997.88
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3f4a25982-f6ab-4820-b9e7-b2482bd39a0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.88

Folio from a Qur'an, sura 22:21-29

Medium:
Ink, color and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.5 x 29.5 cm (8 7/8 x 11 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Date:
9th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
kufic script  Search this
Near East  Search this
Africa  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 22  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number:
S1997.89
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3653e3fe6-f036-4845-b41a-a8bb034fd4cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.89

Folio from a Qur'an, sura 49:10-11

Medium:
Ink, color and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 23.8 x 33.1 cm (9 3/8 x 13 1/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Date:
9th-10th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
kufic script  Search this
illumination  Search this
Near East  Search this
Africa  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 49  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number:
S1997.90
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3594b7eda-5b2c-4b61-828f-738b8ef4d97f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.90

Folio from a Qur'an, sura 39:10-13

Medium:
Ink, color and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 23.8 x 33.7 cm (9 3/8 x 13 1/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Date:
9th-10th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
kufic script  Search this
illumination  Search this
Near East  Search this
North Africa  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 39  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number:
S1997.91
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3a419a0b3-e02f-42d9-9f44-3ed92a42cc47
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.91
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Folio from a Qur'an

Medium:
Ink, gold and paints on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 38 x 29.8 cm (14 15/16 x 11 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Probably Iran
Date:
12th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
eastern kufic script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 39  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number:
S1997.94
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3455f0ce9-23da-4657-8b83-7933000c51c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.94
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Tile, large square. Broken, repaired and restored in plaster

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.4 x 34.5 x 3.8 cm (13 9/16 x 13 9/16 x 1 1/2 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Ceramic
Architectural Element
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
late 12th-early 13th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
iridescence  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.120
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3e74bc13e-1bb7-4ec9-a4f7-734af965dc12
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.120

Vase, small; foreign foot attached

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.8 x 7.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 13/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
late 12th-early 13th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.122a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye30640120f-51fe-4f5d-baa9-facc4f7065f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.122a-b

Tile, large, square. Restored at one corner and center of one edge

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.7 x 34.8 x 4 cm (13 11/16 x 13 11/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Ceramic
Architectural Element
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
late12th-early 13th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
iridescence  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.177
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye35e483399-ae72-40de-9856-ab0fd6b53c33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.177

Jar: large irregularly cylindrical, on a broad flat foot

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 33 x 32 cm (13 x 12 5/8 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
13th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.179
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3e599f63f-5d42-4a1e-9127-1011d0c241e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.179

Fragment of a large dish

Medium:
Earthenware painted with ruby luster
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.8 x 9.4 cm (5 13/16 x 3 11/16 in)
Style:
Samarra ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Iraq
Date:
9th-10th century
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Samarra ware  Search this
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
Iraq  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.208
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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/ye3e44487de-730d-48c1-9b97-ec90fd7508ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.208
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