Saljuq Bowl with Harpist, late 12th-early 13th century.


A larger image of this Saljuq Bowl with Harpist, late 12th-early 13th century. Freer Gallery of Art, Washington DC, F1938.12.


Bowl
Clay: sandy, white.
Glaze: opaque, cream-colored, crazed; lustreless blue glaze on the base.
Decoration: painted in overglaze enamels and gold. Inscription.
HISTORICAL PERIOD: Saljuq period, Late 12th-early 13th
MEDIUM: Stone-paste body painted over glaze with enamel (mina'i)
DIMENSIONS: H x Diam: 8.8 x 23 cm (3 7/16 x 9 1/16 in)
GEOGRAPHY: Iran
CREDIT LINE: Purchase Charles Lang Freer Endowment
ACCESSION NUMBER: F1938.12
PROVENANCE:
To 1938: Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1938
From 1938: Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1938
Source: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington DC



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