Mr. Marion McDowell, recovered from a shipwreck near Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean in 1981. 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. Marion McDowell, accessioned in to the collection in 1996. 
 The donor, Mr. Marion McDowell recovered the object from a shipwreck near Ascension Island on the South Atlantic Ocean in 1981. See letter from Mr. McDowell to the Freer Gallery of Art dated September 10, 1981, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
 The object was accessioned into the Freer Study Collection in 1996. See folder sheet note dated September 5, 1996, copy in object file, Collections Management Office. See also note 1.