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Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 18.7 x 6.3 cm (7 3/8 x 2 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1185-1333
Period:
Kamakura period
Provenance:
Hiyeizen Temple [1]
To 1903
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1903 [2]
From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in Japan in 1903 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remark 2, undated folder sheet note. See also, Reserved Bronze List, R.5137, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Purchased as a set of five, F1903.292-F1903.296.
[2] See note 1.
[3] see note 1.
[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Words of Wisdom: Buddhist Calligraphy from Japan (April 1, 2023 to February 25, 2024)
Buddhist Art (May 9, 1993 to August 9, 2011)
Buddhist Art (May 9, 1993 to September 21, 2004)
Previous custodian or owner:
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
Enryakuji Temple
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)  Search this
stupa  Search this
pagoda  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
ceremony  Search this
Japanese Esoteric Buddhism  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.292
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye378ac84c2-418d-45f6-a9ef-a370a123dccd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1903.292