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Frame for a gong with a bronze gong suspended by a cord; mallet hanging
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Wood, lacquer, metal
H x W x D (overall): 60.5 x 34.3 x 15.5 cm (23 13/16 x 13 1/2 x 6 1/8 in)
Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in 1907 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Reserved Lacquer List, R. 5027, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
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