Fragment of medallion of purple glass paste

Historical period(s)
ca. 1300
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x W: 5.9 x 3.8 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/2 in)
Geography
Italy, Venice
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1910.24
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Medallion (fragment)

Keywords
Italy, molding
Provenance

To 1910
Maurice Nahman (1868-1948), Cairo, Egypt, to 1910 [1]

From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Maurice Nahman in 1910 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 187, 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
Maurice Nahman (C.L. Freer source) 1868 - 1948

Published References
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Ancient Glass in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1962. p. 22, fig. 65.
Collection Area(s)
European Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum