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Catalog Data

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.8 × 1.7 × 0.7 cm (1 1/2 × 11/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Xinzheng, purportedly excavated at Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 600-476 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period
Provenance:
Excavated from Henan province, Xinzheng, in 1923 [1]
From 1923
Freer Gallery of Art, acquired by Carl Whiting Bishop [2]
Notes:
[1] Excavated by Carl Whiting Bishop and Archibald Gibson Wenley as part of the Freer Gallery China Expedition. See item X444, p. 70 in “Part IV, List 2: A Complete List of Objects in the Bishop Collection” from Sarah L. Newmeyer’s Interim Report (1976), copy in the Carl Whiting Bishop Collection file, Collections Management Office. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record. Also refer to Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office. The object was transferred from the Freer Study Collection (Bishop Collection) to the permanent collection on August 8, 1974.
[2] See note 1.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Topic:
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Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Carl Whiting Bishop collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1979.36
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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/ye3fe4fc5d2-2604-4154-9ddc-590e92454c4a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1979.36