Bowl

Historical period(s)
Roman Period, 100-300 CE
Medium
Faience (glazed composition)
Dimensions
H x W: 7.2 x 28.2 cm (2 13/16 x 11 1/8 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1905.252
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Egypt, Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)
Provenance

To 1905
Kalebdjian, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kalebdjian, Paris in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1411, 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)

Kalebdjian Frères (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Ann C. Gunter. A Collector's Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt. Washington and London, 2002. p. 38, fig. 2.10.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
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