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Bottle

Type
Bottle
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 17th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimension(s)
H x W: 32.1 x 18 cm (12 5/8 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.14
Label

To 1906
Julius Spier, London, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Julius Spier in 1906 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 10, 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
Julius Spier (C.L. Freer source) (1848 - 1923)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Iran, iridescence, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Collection(s) Area
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resource(s)
The Story of the Beautiful, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.