Historical period(s)
Parthian period, 1st-3rd century
Medium
Glazed clay
Dimensions
H x W: 7.3 x 11.3 cm (2 7/8 x 4 7/16 in)
Geography
Turkey, Tarsus
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
Parthian period (247 BCE - 224 CE), Turkey
Provenance

To 1904
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York, in 1904 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Voucher No. 9, February, 1904, and Original Pottery List, L. 1281, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) 1868 - 1951

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum