Sherd, reddish brown body, black slip; black and blue underglaze

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Historical period(s)
Possibly Hellenistic period
Medium
Earthenware Slip-painted.
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 3.3 x 2.9 cm (1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Geography
Italy
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Slusser in memory of Dorothy Shepherd Payer
Accession Number
FSC-P-4106
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
earthenware, Hellenistic period (323 - 30 BCE), Italy
Provenance

Found at Paestum, a Greek coastal settlement in Campania, southwest Italy. [1]

From ? to 1992
Dorothy Shepherd Payer (1916-1992). [2]

1992
Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [3]

From 1992 to 1993
Mary Slusser, Washington, D.C., by inheritance from the estate of her sister, Dorothy Shepherd Payer. [4]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary Slusser, Washington, D.C. [5]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See object file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

[4] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[5] See note 4.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918 - 2017
Dorothy Shepherd Payer 1916 - 1992
Estate of Dorothy Shepherd Payer

Collection Area(s)
Greek and Roman Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum