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Medium:
Bronze, gilding
Dimensions:
H x W: 3.9 x 3.4 cm (1 9/16 x 1 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
960-1127
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
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 Soo Y. Park, March 24, 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)
Topic:
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
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Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.558
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/ye387d4ddb1-f514-4e6b-97f9-2ea445d23f8d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.558