Seated Buddhist figure: in round, against pierced rock grotto background; right hand broken off and restored in wood

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Historical period(s)
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, 13th century
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 98 × 59.6 × 35.8 cm (38 9/16 × 23 7/16 × 14 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.413
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddhism, China, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

To 1911
Ta Ge Shang, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Ge Shang in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 310, pg. 77, 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 Shang (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum