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Catalog Data

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 x 4.2 x 0.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 5/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iraq?
Date:
8th-9th century
Description:
Fragment of a vessel.
Technique: blown, and decorated with painted bands and fused sections of dipped rods. Rare. Translucent blue matrix; decorations in yellow.
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, pg. 1, 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:
Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade, and Innovation (December 4, 2004 to July 17, 2005)
Previous custodian or owner:
Giovanni Dattari (1858-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Iraq  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.585
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3a5eab3c5-adc3-4ae4-9436-11cf71995b2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.585