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Sitting figure of cat with kittens
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Sitting figure of cat with kittens

Sitting figure of cat with kittens

Medium:
Faience (glazed composition)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.2 x 1.4 x 3.3 cm (2 7/16 x 9/16 x 1 5/16 in)
Type:
Faience
Origin:
Egypt
Topic:
cat, Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Art, protection
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
mid 10th-late 6th century B.C.E.
Accession Number:
F1908.88
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1908 Ali Arabi, Giza, Egypt, to 1908 [1] From 1908 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi, in Cairo, in 1908 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1729, 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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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