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Catalog Data

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.7 x 1.9 x 2.9 cm (1 7/8 x 3/4 x 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
220-589
Period:
Period of Division
Provenance:
To 1915
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), New York, NY, to 1915 [1]
From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abel William Bahr, New York, in 1915 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 776, 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:
Buddhism  Search this
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Period of Division (220 - 589)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.213
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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/ye3f4c811a2-6b3b-4f4a-97e6-8f480730dba9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1915.213