Tomb model of a lamp

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Han dynasty, early 1st-early 3rd century
Medium
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 19 x 25.6 cm (7 1/2 x 10 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1919.106
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Tomb model: lamp

Keywords
China, earthenware, Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)
Provenance

To 1919
You Xiaoxi, Shanghai, to 1919 [1]

1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, Shanghai in 1919 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2631, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see correspondence between Mr. Yue and Mr. Freer during the summer of 1919, 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
You Xiaoxi (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century

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

Copyright with museum