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Fragment of polychrome vessel

Fragment from the rim of a polychrome glass vessel with dark blue base decorated with a black and white band above festoons of yellow, white and light blue.

Provenance

By 1966, sold by Robert Gordon Faudree to Horace L. Mayer (b. 1899 - d. 1968), Williamstown, MA [see note 1]; to his widow, Florence Ellen Mayer, Williamstown; 1978, gift of Mrs. Mayer to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1978) NOTES: [1] First lent by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA on June 29, 1966 (loan no. T-L 13,209). Possibly among the glass fragments said to have been found by Faudree in May, 1945 at Medinet Gurob, Egypt (letter of July 6, 1959).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Accession Number

1978.536

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels