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Catalog Data

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.3 × 25.2 × 0.4 cm (2 1/2 × 9 15/16 × 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Henan, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Duanfang 端方 (1861-1911)
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance:
Duanfang (1861-1911), Peking [1]
To 1919
You Xiaoxi Shanghai, to 1919 [2]
1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi in 1919 [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. 325, 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:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.17a-b
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/ye3f55df3dd-3045-4778-aacf-3f4e4c6dbfcd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1919.17a-b