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Jar

Type
Jar
Historical period(s)
Ayyubid period, 13th century
Medium
Stone-paste with manganese-purple glaze, Raqqa ware
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 44.5 x 35.2 cm (17 1/2 x 13 7/8 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1903.226

To 1903
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York, NY, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York, in November 1903 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Voucher No. 24, November 1903, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) (1868 - 1951)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250), iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Collection(s) Area
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






The Freer is closed for renovation and reopening in 2017. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.