Altar cruet

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Historical period(s)
6th or 7th century
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x W: 16.2 x 9.4 cm (6 3/8 x 3 11/16 in)
Geography
Syria
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1935.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass, Vessel
Type

Altar cruet

Keywords
blown, mold blown, Syria, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1935
Fahim Kouchakji, New York. [1]

From 1935
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Fahim Kouchakji, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Fahim Kouchakji

Published References
  • Richard Ettinghausen. Ancient Glass in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1962. p. 22, fig. 64.
  • Untitled Article. Washington, Monday, May 27, 1935. p. 2.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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