Ornament (fragment)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    Dynasty 18 (1550-1307 BCE)
  • Geography

    Egypt
  • Material

    Glazed composition
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 4.8 x 3.6 x 3.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1907.424
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1907.424

Object Details

  • Description

    Small fragment (thickness similar to that of F1907.446); light blue glaze; painted in black over glaze; matte finish with traces of shiny glaze. Shows large element; tails with cross-crossed pattern of two fish.
    The decoration on the exterior shows traces of black lines. The vessel was probably footed.
    This fragment joins F07.403.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Provenance

    To 1907
    Unidentified owner, Egypt, to 1907 [1]
    From 1907 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2318, as well as Reserved Pottery List, R. 5567, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. One of a lot of seventy-two fragments.
    [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.
  • Origin

    Egypt
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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