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Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H x W: 3.5 x 0.7 cm (1 3/8 x 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
1186-1155 BCE
Period:
New Kingdom
Description:
Disk: flat, round.
Clay: soft, white.
Glaze: white and gray.
Decoration: inlaid in white in a gray field; knob in relief.
Provenance:
To 1907
Unidentified owner, Egypt, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1837, 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.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt (January 28, 2023 to 2025)
Previous custodian or owner:
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
New Kingdom (ca. 1539 - 1075 BCE)  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.726
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye319f12d2e-501f-4a58-a212-1eb953600190
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.726