Historical period(s)
Song dynasty or later, 960-1279 or later
Medium
Iron
Dimensions
H x W: 12.5 x 17.3 cm (4 15/16 x 6 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.590a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Sculpture

Keywords
casting, China, Song dynasty (960 - 1279)
Provenance

To 1911
Unidentified owner, Honan-fu, China, to 1911 [1]

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

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5287, 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

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

Copyright with museum