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Pottery: Unidentified form
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H x W x D: 47.1 x 157.5 x 17.4 cm (18 9/16 x 62 x 6 7/8 in)
3rd century BCE
Han dynasty or earlier
Tomb tile: hollow. Round hole at one end, large oblong hole at other end.
Clay: coarse, dark gray.
Decoration: impressed design of two birds and two horses; lozenge borders.
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1914 
From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1914 
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5684, 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:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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