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Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.7 x 16.1 cm (7 3/4 x 6 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Provenance:
To 1913
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), New York, New York to 1913 [1]
From 1913 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abel William Bahr, New York, New York in 1913 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Bronze List, L. 416, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) was a collector and dealer born in Shanghai, China. After he left Shanghai in 1910, he lived, at various points in time, in London, Montreal, and Ridgefield, Connecticut. He established a gallery in New York City in 1920.
[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:
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1913.88
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34f21dda1-98df-42b0-94f0-13d106268d5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1913.88