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Catalog Data

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.2 x 3.4 x 3.4 cm (4 7/16 x 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1400-1300 BCE
Period:
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Reign of Amenhotep III
Description:
Kohl flask in the shape of column with palm capital. Broken and repaired. Core-wound cylinder. Royal blue body with yellow and white dragged festoon design.
Provenance:
To 1909
Giovanni Dattari (circa 1858-1923), Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Giovanni Dattari in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See S.I. 189, Miscellaneous List, Egyptian Glass, pgs. 1 and 5, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This piece is part of a collection of glass that was purchased en bloc and includes 1,388 specimens (for further purchase information, see the folder for F1909.332).
[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:
The Nile and Ancient Egypt (December 7, 2013 to January 3, 2016)
Charles Lang Freer and Egypt (June 13, 1998 to October 2, 2011)
Ancient Egyptian Glass (August 13, 1994 to July 7, 2005)
Untitled Exhibition, South Corridor (December 10, 1984 to July 10, 1986)
Ancient Glass (May 26, 1982 to June 25, 1982)
Untitled Exhibition, South Corridor (March 6, 1981 to May 7, 1984)
Ancient Glass (June 1962 to (end date unknown))
Glass Exhibition, in honor of VI International Congress on Glass (July 4, 1962 to December 3, 1962)
Previous custodian or owner:
Giovanni Dattari (1858-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Dynasty 18 (ca. 1539 - 1295 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:
F1909.432
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye35432c196-21fc-447e-97be-653cd275785e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.432