Fragment of old tile

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Geography

    Greece
  • Material

    Clay
  • Dimension

    H x W: 10.6 x 3.1 cm (4 3/16 x 1 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1908.225
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1908.225

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Provenance

    Found in the ruins at Corinth [1]
    From 1908 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by overseer in 1908 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1825, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remarks 1 and 2 in the object record, which state: "Gift from overseer" and "Greek. Found in the ruins at Corinth."
    [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

    Greece
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Architectural Element
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