Li Wenqing (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1917 
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Li Wenqing, in New York, in 1917 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1177, pg. 272, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Voucher No. 18, December 1916.
 See note 1.
 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
Li Wenqing (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1869 - 1931
Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; tall form with wide projecting collar at both ends; richly mottled tones of pale to dark brown with traces of green and yellow; decoration: channeled and incised, grooves and corner ridges, circles, linear and meander patterns. (Collar and corners chipped.)
Acquired with box and stand, now lost.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum