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Catalog Data

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 23.6 x 1.4 cm (9 5/16 x 9/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Lake Tai region, China
Date:
ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
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:
Reportedly excavated in Hsi-hsi, Chekiang [1]
Duanfang (1861-1911) [2]
To 1919
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1919 [3]
1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York, in 1919 [4]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [5]
Notes:
[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record: "Formerly in the collection of the Viceroy Tuan Fang, and said to have been excavated in Hsi-hsi, Chekiang."
[2] See note 1.
[3] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1398, pg. 326, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[4] See note 3.
[5] 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:
F1919.19
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
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e829a4de-8269-4ba0-9a78-52af324f0355
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1919.19