Tomb figure of a kneeling ram

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, early 8th century
Medium
Earthenware with iron-brown lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 7.1 x 10.6 cm (2 13/16 x 4 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.330
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Tomb figure: ram

Keywords
China, sheep, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

To 1909
Ta Ge Chung, Beijing, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Ge Chung in 1909 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2004, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Ta Ge Chung (C.L. Freer source)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum