Sculpture Fragments

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, ca. 7th-8th century
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 19.2 x 23.2 x 14.7 cm (7 9/16 x 9 1/8 x 5 13/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Probably from the Longmen Grottos
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.547
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Buddhist sculpture (fragment)

Keywords
China, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

To 1911
Unidentified owner, China, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in China from an unidentified owner in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved List, R. 5663, pg. 6, 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

Published References
  • Chang Qing. Search and Research: The Provenance of Longmen Images in the Freer Collection. vol. 34, no. 5 Hong Kong, May 2003. p. 20, fig. 7.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum