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Catalog Data

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
1550-1070 BCE
Period:
New Kingdom
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 47, 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:
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:
glass  Search this
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:
F1909.886
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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/ye3a2b4518b-7a20-4b5d-a999-26b740189272
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.886