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Table stand

Type
Tabouret
Historical period(s)
11th-12th century
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Style
Raqqa ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 35.9 x 27 cm (14 1/8 x 10 5/8 in)
Geography
Syria, Raqqa
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1911.1

To 1911
Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company, Aleppo, Syria, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli and Company in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2075, as well as Voucher No. 33, June 1911, 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
Vincenzo Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Furniture and Furnishing
Keyword(s)
iridescence, Raqqa ware, Syria
Collection(s) Area
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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