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Catalog Data

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 35.3 x 24.8 x 23.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Luoyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1050-975 BCE
Period:
Early Western Zhou dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Tonying and Company 通運公司
Provenance:
To 1930
Tonying and Company, New York, to 1930 [1]
From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York, in 1930 [2]
Notes:
[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1930.54a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
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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/ye335879a27-d65c-4ae1-a94e-ee0429770c86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1930.54a-b