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Diam: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in)
4th-3rd century BCE
Eastern Zhou 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)
Reportedly excavated in Sianfu, Shensi 
Duanfang (1861-1911) 
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai to 1919 
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1919 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record: "Formerly in the collection of the Viceroy Tuan Fang, and said to have been excavated at Sianfu, Shensi, early in the 20th century."
 See note 1.
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1408, pg. 331, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 3.
 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.
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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