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Catalog Data

Inscription:
Box inscription by Chu Deyi 褚德彝 (1871-1942)  Search this
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 72 x 18.6 x 0.8 cm (28 3/8 x 7 5/16 x 5/16 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Previous custodian or owner:
Duanfang 端方 (1861-1911)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance:
Duanfang (1861-1911), Peking [1]
To 1918
Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi), Shanghai, to 1918 [2]
1918 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Seaouke Yue in New York in 1918 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
[2] See Original Miscellaneous List, pg. 319, and Special Voucher No. 28, January 1918, 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.
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1918.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Jades for Life and Death
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3849edd6b-3a71-4b65-8446-28cb4c27cb7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1918.1.1