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Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 9.7 cm (2 3/8 x 3 13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Korea
Date:
late 2nd-early 3rd century
Period:
Proto-Three Kingdoms period
Provenance:
Reportedly excavated at Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Korea [1]
To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [2]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York 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, H.E. Buckman, 1964, and Louise Cort, July 21, 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.
[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)
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.528
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/ye3f9a1f138-1da5-4052-a0e0-1ee4d8a6b091
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.528