Scabbard ornament: chape

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Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 475-221 BCE
Medium
Jade (?)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.2 x 4.5 x 1.2 cm (7/8 x 1 3/4 x 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.459
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Weapon and Armament
Type

Weapon: sword fitting

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

To 1911
Pa Ku Cha, China, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Pa Ku Cha, China, in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, pg. 99, 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
Pa Ku Cha (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum