Fragment

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Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 1600-1050 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 19 x 4.8 cm (7 1/2 x 1 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.592
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Fragment

Keywords
casting, China, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
Provenance

To 1911
S. Abe, Kyoto, Japan to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from S. Abe in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Bronze List, R. 5184, 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
S. Abe (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum