Dark blue alabastron with two lugs and yellow and white feather design
H x W: 12.7 x 3.6 cm (5 x 1 7/16 in)
Ancient Near Eastern Art, core forming, dragging
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1909 Giovanni Dattari (circa 1858-1923), Cairo, Egypt, to 1909  From 1909 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Giovanni Dattari in 1909  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  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).  See note 1.  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.
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