Parthian period (247 B.C.E. - 224 C.E.), Iraq, earthenware, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1903 Unidentified private dealer, Paris, to 1903  From 1903 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified private dealer in Paris, through Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Paris, in November 1903  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  Undated folder sheet note. See Voucher No. 1, November 1903, and Original Pottery List, L. 1229, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.  See note 1.  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.
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