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Medium:
Stone with traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 41.4 × 22.5 × 14.2 cm (16 5/16 × 8 7/8 × 5 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
possibly 557-581 or modern
Period:
Period of Division, Possibly Northern Wei dynasty
Provenance:
To 1909
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in Japan 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 127, pg. 48, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] 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:
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
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Northern Wei dynasty (386 - 534)  Search this
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Shakyamuni  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.88
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a471b03f-f8b2-4116-8bb2-49696eb9f5d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.88