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Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
H x W: 1.8 x 1.6 cm (11/16 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Provenance:
To 1916
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), New York, NY, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abel William Bahr, New York, in 1916 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Reserve Miscellaneous List, R. 5693, 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:
F1916.616
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/ye37fe29b11-8149-4d0c-9427-e89705e84f66
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.616