Possibly excavated in Lo-yang, Honan 
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1916 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, this object was "said to have been excavated in Lo-yang, Honan."
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1055, pg. 235, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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
You Xiaoxi (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century
Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored from both sides leaving slight median ridge; finely mottled reddish browns with one greenish streak of much harder material (jade [?]); satin smooth surface, irregular proportions in diameter and thickness. (Rim chipped.)
- Published References
- Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi), Hsiao-chi Yu in, Chi-Tseng Chang. Masterpieces of Chinese National Art: The Collection of Mr. Seaouke'e Yue. Shanghai, 1916. no. 30.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
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- Rights Statement
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