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Marble with traces of pigment
H x W x D: 51.5 x 35.6 x 32.5 cm (20 1/4 x 14 x 12 13/16 in)
early 8th century
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1191, 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
Promise of Paradise (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture (December 1, 2012 to January 3, 2016)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 17: Promise of Paradise
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