Silver bowl

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Medium
Gilt silver
Dimensions
H x W: 4.7 x 8.5 cm (1 7/8 x 3 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1916.718
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
China, engraving, gilding, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

To 1916
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1916 [1]

From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1916 [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. 986 B, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, the object record for F1916.468, as well as the purchase details for both F1916.468 and F1916.718, Accession List, Collections Management office.

[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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Gilded Metals: History, Technology and Conservation. London. p. 153, fig. 8.8.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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