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Catalog Data

Medium:
Gilt-bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.7 x 11.2 x 6.7 cm (2 5/8 x 4 7/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
7th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Rafi Y. and Mildred R. Mottahedeh (1908-2000)
J.J. Lally & Co. Oriental Art
Provenance:
To 1978
Rafi Y. Mottahedeh (d. 1978), New York. [1]
From 1978 to 1997
Mildred R. Mottahedeh (1908-2000), New York, ownership transferred to Mrs. Mottahedeh after the death of her husband. [2]
1997
J. J. Lally & Co. Oriental Art, New York, acquired from Mildred R. Mottahedeh, New York. [3]
From 1997
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from J.J. Lally & Co., New York. [4]
Notes:
[1] See object file, Collections Management Office.
[2] See notes dated October 6, 1997, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
[3] See Memorandum dated Feb 7, 1997 and invoice from J.J. Lally & Co., copies in object file, Collections Management Office.
[4] See Acquisition Consideration Form, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
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Credit Line:
Purchase -- funds provided by members of the Sackler family, Thomas Colville, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Lilley, George J. Fan, and James Lally
Accession Number:
S1997.31
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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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/ye32cdf2e3e-792d-47d9-bbba-c2f4f78297d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.31