Amulet in the form of a heart vessel

image for Amulet in the form of a heart vessel
Former owner
Giovanni Dattari (1858 - 1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1909
Giovanni Dattari (circa 1858-1923), Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Giovanni Dattari in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See S.I. 189, Miscellaneous List, Egyptian Glass, pgs. 1 and 16, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This piece is part of a collection of glass that was purchased en bloc and includes 1,388 specimens (for further purchase information, see the folder for F1909.332).
[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.
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
ca. 1390-1353 BCE
Period
New Kingdom
Accession Number
F1909.524
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
New Kingdom (ca. 1539 - 1075 BCE)
Dynasty 18 (ca. 1539 - 1295 BCE)
Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Art
protection
molding
core forming
dragging
Origin
Egypt
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H (overall): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Glass