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Water Buffaloes and Herd-boys Crossing a Stream

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Xia Gui 夏珪 (active ca. 1195-1230)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 22.6 x 282.8 cm (8 7/8 x 111 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
15th-16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
herd boy  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.26
Additional Online Media:

Bottle in the form of three heads (also known as “The Triune Vessel”)

Culture/People:
probably Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Overton, Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Overton, Non-Indian  Search this
John D. Clifford, Non-Indian, 1778-1820  Search this
Forrest G. Read, Non-Indian, 1904-1995  Search this
Seller:
Forrest G. Read, Non-Indian, 1904-1995  Search this
Object Name:
Bottle in the form of three heads (also known as “The Triune Vessel”)
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled
Dimensions:
17.50 x 19.00 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Chestnut Mound; Smith County; Tennessee; USA
Date created:
AD 1350-1550
Catalog Number:
23/6734
Barcode:
236734.000
See related items:
Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_252136
Additional Online Media:

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