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Catalog Data

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 49.4 x 17.2 x 0.6 cm (19 7/16 x 6 3/4 x 1/4 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Previous custodian or owner:
Duanfang 端方 (1861-1911)
Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970)
Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz (1913-2001)
Provenance:
Duanfang (1861-1911), Peking [1]
From the early 1900s
Mrs. Agnes E. Meyer, presumably acquired from an unidentified dealer, New York in the early 1900s [2]
To 1983
Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz, Armonk, New York, given by her mother, Mrs. Agnes E. Meyer, to 1983 [3]
From 1983
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz in 1983 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to Curatorial Remark 2, T. Lawton, 1983, in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See note 1.
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Lorentz
Accession Number:
F1983.3a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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/ye30feed99e-561d-4904-aa87-b452b1e2ba86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1983.3a-c