Garment hook (ju-i form) with dragon head

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1736-1795
Medium
Diopside
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.9 x 2 x 2 cm (2 11/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1914.72
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Stone
Type

Garment hook

Keywords
China, dragon, incising, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1914
Huang Zhonghui (circa 1870- after 1923), to 1914 [1]

From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Huang Zhonghui, in 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. 530, pg. 153, 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
Huang Zhonghui (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1870-after 1923

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

Copyright with museum