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Bowl

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Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Previous custodian or owner
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (1868 - 1951)
Provenance
To 1938
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1938 [1]
From 1938
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1938 [2]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Freer Gallery or Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
Date
Late 12th-early 13th
Period
Saljuq period
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Medium
Stone-paste body painted over glaze with enamel (mina'i)
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8.8 x 23 cm (3 7/16 x 9 1/16 in)
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery 03: Engaging the Senses: Art in the Islamic World
Accession Number
F1938.12
Topic
Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)
harp
Iran
Arts of the Islamic World
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Iran
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum