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Catalog Data

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x W x D (each, approx.): 1.3 x 1.5 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd-1st century BCE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Provenance:
To 1983
Laurence Sickman (1907-1988). [1]
From 1983 to 1997
Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997), Summit, New Jersey, purchased from Laurence Sickman in 1983. [2]
From 1997 to 1999
In the custody of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC [3]
From 1999
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler. [4]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art was in the custody of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC
[4] See “The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art Gift Agreement” from March 1999, Collections Management Office. The object was formally accessioned into the museum’s permanent collection in 2012.
Collection:
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Laurence Sickman (1907-1988)
Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997)
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Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2559.1-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye31a5356fa-5f2b-4fc5-85c2-bebc78bb6ba0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2559.1-3