Islamic Glass Fragment

Historical period(s)
circa 900-1400
Blown and enameled glass
H x W x D (overall): 3.5 x 2.2 x 0.4 cm (1 3/8 x 7/8 x 3/16 in)
Credit Line
Transfer from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Bequest of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution, 1981
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Vessel (fragment)

Islam, Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE), Syria

To 1981
Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981). [1]

From 1981 to 1988
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, bequeathed by Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981) in 1981. [2]

From 1988 to 1995
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Study Collection, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in 1988. [3]

From 1995
Freer Gallery of Art, transferred from Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Study Collection to the Freer Study Collection in 1995. [4]


[1] See object record.

[2] See object record.

[3] See object record.

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

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Joseph H. Hirshhorn 1899-1981

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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