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Belt ornament (from a set of eight, F1916.474, 719-724, F1917.558)
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H x W: 3.9 x 6.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 7/16 in)
Jewelry and Ornament
Northern Song dynasty
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1916 
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Bronze List, S.I. 992, 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)
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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