The J. Paul Getty Museum

Unguentarium

Object Details

Title:

Unguentarium

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Near Eastern (Syro-Palestinian)

Date:

4th century A.D.

Medium:

Manganese violet glass

Object Number:

78.AF.26

Dimensions:

12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1935

George Dupont Pratt, American, 1869 - 1935

1935 - 1937

Estate of George Dupont Pratt, American, 1869 - 1935 [sold, Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, January 15, 1937, lot 50.]

- 1940

Harry Leonard Simmons [sold, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, April 5, 1940, lot 108, through French & Co. to J. Paul Getty.]

1940 - 1976

J. Paul Getty, American, 1892 - 1976, upon his death, held in trust by the estate.

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Estate of J. Paul Getty, American, 1892 - 1976, distributed to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1978.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Anderson Galleries, New York. Sale cat., George D. Pratt collection, January 15-16, 1937, lot 50.

Parke-Bernet, New York. Sale cat., H. Leonard Simmons coll., April 4-5, 1940, lot 108.

Stothart, Herbert. A Handbook of the Sculpture in the J. Paul Getty Museum. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1965), p. 20, no. F-15.