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Medium:
Stone/beads
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 49 × 0.6 cm (19 5/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Korea
Date:
late 2nd century or later
Period:
Three Kingdoms period
Provenance:
Reportedly excavated at Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Korea [1]
To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, to 1917 [2]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1917 [3]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to information provided by Yamanaka and Company (see Curatorial Remarks, Louise Cort, April 5, 2010, and July 23, 2010, in the object record).
[2] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1270, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Three Kingdoms period (57 BCE - 676 CE)  Search this
Korea  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.493
Restrictions & Rights:
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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/ye35846d5bb-6404-41b1-8e90-55f460a6cc7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.493