Model (positive) for the casting of a rectangular plaque in metal

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, late 3rd century BCE-early 3rd century CE
Medium
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.5 x 8.1 cm (2 9/16 x 3 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1916.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Tool and Equipment
Type

Model

Keywords
animal, China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)
Provenance

To 1916
Lai-Yuan and Company, New York, to 1916 [1]

From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lai-Yuan and Company in 1916 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2463, 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)

Published References
  • Gunther Roeder. Komposition und Technik der agyptischen Metallplastik. vol. 48, no. 3/4 Berlin. pl. 251, fig. 20.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum