Hairpin and ear-spoon

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Historical period(s)
Song dynasty, 960-1279
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
H x W: 19.8 x 3.2 cm (7 13/16 x 1 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.242
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Hairpin

Keywords
China, engraving, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), twisted wire
Provenance

To 1915
Lai-Yuan and Company, New York, to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lai-Yuan and Company in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Bronze List, S.I. 793, 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
Lai-Yuan and Company (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum