Rakka ware pitcher

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Former owner
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (1868 - 1951) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1905
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1905 [1]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian in 1905 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Voucher No. 20, March 1905, 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.
Topic
Syria
Raqqa ware
Arts of the Islamic World
iridescence
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Stone-paste with degraded turquoise alkali-silicate glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 16.8 x 12.2 cm (6 5/8 x 4 13/16 in)
Style
Raqqa ware
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Raqqa, Syria
11th-12th century
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
Accession Number
F1905.77