Reportedly found near Baiae, Gulf of Naples, by unnamed Italian fishermen 
Charles C. Coleman (1840 -1928), Capri, to 1904 
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Charles C. Coleman in 1904 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to Curatorial Remark 3, Charles Land Freer, undated, in the object record: "This bowl is said to have been landed near Baiae by Italian fishermen who drew it in a regular fish net out of the Gulf of Naples."
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1309, as well as Voucher No. 5, September 1904, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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 C. Coleman (C.L. Freer source) 1840 - 1928
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Bowl, semi-globular with two loop handles.
Clay: soft, brownish, thinly modelled.
Glaze: exterior, green,--now discolored and partly disintegrated; inside--yellow, discolored and disintegrated.
Decoration: three rows of sharply pointed bosses.
- Collection Area(s)
- Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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