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Catalog Data

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 0.2 × 1.7 cm (1/16 × 11/16 in)
Type:
Exchange Media
Origin:
Northwestern India
Date:
9th-10th century
Period:
Hindu Shahi dynasty
Description:
Silver, roughly circular, smooth edge.
Obverse: Rider on horse, Sanskrit.
Reverse: Ox, Sanskrit.
Provenance:
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), acquired in 1907 [1]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]
Notes:
[1] No purchase information is available for this object. See Reserved List, R. 5261, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession File, Collections Management Office.
[2] 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
Previous custodian or owner:
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
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India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Hindu Shahi dynasty (700-1000)  Search this
Sanskrit  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.757.42
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye36b26c061-f059-4add-ac28-410e73e49d24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.757.42