Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored from both sides, leaving irregular median ridge; mottled pale yellow and oyster white with some shades of orange and dark gray; satin smooth surface with a few shallow saw marks. (Rim chipped and broken.)
Acquired with a box, now lost.
You Xiaoxi, Shanghai, to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1916 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1053, pg. 235, 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:
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE) Search this