Tortoise with dragon head

citation

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W: 5.8 x 3.8 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.323
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Sculpture
Type

Figure

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

To 1915
C.T. Loo (1880-1957), New York to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by C.T. Loo in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5688, pg. 9, 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
C.T. Loo (C.L. Freer source) 1880-1957

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

Copyright with museum