Ritual wine vessel (jue)) with cover

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Historical period(s)
Possibly Qing dynasty, 1644-1912
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 19.9 x 17.2 cm (7 13/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.39a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
casting, China, inscription, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), wine
Provenance

Collection of Chen Ta Whah Ling, of Weihsien, China [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased through By Rai-sai, China, in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 194, 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
By Rai-sai (C.L. Freer source)
Chen Ta Whah Ling

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Mr. R.J. Gettens, James Cahill, Noel Barnard. The Freer Chinese Bronzes. Oriental Studies Series, vol. 1, no. 7 Washington. cat. 27, p. 155.
  • Shang Chou chin wen shi ch'eng. multi-vol., Taipei. cat. 5396.
  • Bernhard Karlgren. Yin and Chou in Chinese Bronzes. no. 8, 1955 article reprint. Stockholm. cat. A239, p. 106.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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