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Medium:
Wood, lacquer, and cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 × 32.4 × 18.2 cm (1 5/8 × 12 3/4 × 7 3/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan or China
Date:
1912-1913
Period:
Taisho era
Provenance:
To 1914
Yamanaka & Company, to 1914 [1]
From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1914 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5051, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[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:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Taisho era (1912 - 1926)  Search this
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Chinese Art  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1914.106a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye39229d9d0-807f-42e0-a934-2bbd3f68353a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1914.106a-b