Zither

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Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 118.4 x 19.3 x 11.2 cm (46 5/8 x 7 5/8 x 4 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.101
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Musical Instrument
Type

Zither (qin)

Keywords
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance

To 1915
Huang Zhonghui (circa 1870- after 1923), to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Huang Zhonghui, in New York, in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 1383, pg. 163, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remarks.

[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