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Bottle

Type
Bottle
Historical period(s)
11th-12th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 20 x 18.4 cm (7 7/8 x 7 1/4 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1905.245

To 1905
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Siegfried Bing in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Voucher No. 1, October 1905, L. 1404, 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
Siegfried Bing (C.L. Freer source) (1838 - 1905)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Collection(s) Area
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resource(s)
The Story of the Beautiful, 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.