- Historical period(s)
- Parthian period, 1st-3rd century
- Earthenware with alkaline glaze
- H x W: 26.4 x 19.4 cm (10 3/8 x 7 5/8 in)
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Vase, with a globular body, a high spreading foot, large neck and two loop handles. Decoration incised in the paste.
- Earthenware jars of this shape, covered with an alkaline glaze typically colored green, turquoise, or brown, are characteristic products of Mesopotamia in the Parthian period (ca. 160 B.C.E.224 C.E.).
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1902 
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian in 1902 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1080, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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
- Collection(s) Area
- Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum