Jar

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Former owner
Vincenzo Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1908
Vincenzo Marcopoli, Aleppo, Syria, to 1908 [1]
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Vincenzo Marcopoli in 1908 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1790, as well as Journal Voucher No. 2, December 1908, 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 painted in black under turquoise glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 31.1 x 21.6 cm (12 1/4 x 8 1/2 in)
Style
Raqqa ware
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View
Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses: Art in the Islamic World
Origin
Raqqa, Syria
late 12th-early 13th century
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
Accession Number
F1908.136