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Bowl

Type
Bowl
Historical period(s)
Arsacid period, 1st-3rd century
Medium
Clay: soft, white. Glaze: whitish, almost wholly decomposed.
Dimension(s)
H x W: 7.3 x 14.2 cm (2 7/8 x 5 9/16 in)
Geography
Iraq
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.150

Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919) [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file.

[2] 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
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Arsacid period (247 BCE - 224 CE, Iraq
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Near Eastern Art
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.