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Inlay for furniture or funerary equipment

Type
Bar (fragment)
Historical period(s)
New Kingdom, ca.1539-1075 BCE
Medium
Faience (glazed composition)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 7.3 x 1.7 x 0.7 cm (2 7/8 x 11/16 x 1/4 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.164

To 1907
Spink and Company, London, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Spink and Company, in London, in 1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1851, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession List, Collections Management Office.

[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.

Former owner
Spink & Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Faience
Keyword(s)
Egypt, New Kingdom (ca. 1539 - 1075 BCE)
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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