Han slab in low relief from mortuary chamber; design in two registers, of men, horses, and carts

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 54 × 148.8 × 12.6 cm (21 1/4 × 58 9/16 × 4 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1914.57
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Slab

Keywords
China, funerary, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), horse, man
Provenance

To 1914
Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951), Cairo, Egypt, Paris, France, and New York to 1914 [1]

From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dikran G. Kelekian, New York in 1914 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 523, pg. 150, 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
Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) 1868 - 1951

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

Copyright with museum