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Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 13.3 x 1.6 cm (5 1/4 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Provenance:
To 1916
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), London, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abel William Bahr, London, in 1916 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 574, 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:
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.263
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/ye36e7213d0-e241-461c-9158-a25edc5b19a8
EDAN-URL:
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