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Catalog Data

Medium:
Jade (nephrite with beige inclusions of diopside)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 14.7 x 1.2 cm (5 13/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period or Early Bronze 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:
Duanfang (1861-1911) [1]
To 1919
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai to 1919 [2]
1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1919 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to Curatorial Remark 6, H.P. Stern, 1956, in the object record: "Box for this piece purports this jade to be from the collection of the Viceroy Tuan Fang." See also, Provenance Note 1 in the object record.
[2] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1407, pg. 331, 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:
F1919.28
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/ye33d8b5fc4-fcf5-4b13-9864-2af9201b5948
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1919.28