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Catalog Data

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 2 cm (13/16 in)
Type:
Unclassified
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
305 BCE-14 CE
Period:
Ptolemaic Dynasty or Roman Period
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 27, 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:
A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt (January 28, 2023 to 2025)
Previous custodian or owner:
Giovanni Dattari (1858-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BCE)  Search this
Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)  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:
F1909.658
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
On View:
Freer Gallery 20: A Collector’s Eye: Freer in Egypt
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/ye3bcbd7263-458f-4b77-8b3c-d6c9e33adf28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.658