Stele: a tile head piece for a grave

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Former owner
Kalebdjian Frères (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1905
Kalebdjian, Paris, to 1905 [1]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kalebdjian in 1905 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Voucher No. 1, October 1905, L. 1416, 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.
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12th-13th century?
Accession Number
F1905.257
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
naskh script
Syria
Raqqa ware
Arts of the Islamic World
Origin
Raqqa, Syria
Medium
Stone-paste painted under glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 35.7 x 26 cm (14 1/16 x 10 1/4 in)
Style
Raqqa ware
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Ceramic