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Catalog Data

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 18.9 x 1.1 cm (7 7/16 x 7/16 in)
Type:
Mirror
Origin:
China
Date:
6th-9th century
Period:
Sui or Tang dynasty
Provenance:
To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Bronze List, S.I. 1104, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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
Exhibition History:
Chinese Art (February 18, 1983 to April 1, 1987)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Metalwork (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
Chinese Jades and Bronze, East Corridor (November 19, 1923 to March 14, 1931)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Sui dynasty (581 - 618)  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.169a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3034ef146-a365-4f8a-86fd-3f5ea474abe6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.169a-b