Reportedly excavated at Hwang Ling of Lo-Yang, in Honan 
Duanfang (1861-1911) 
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai to 1919 
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1919 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Curatorial Remark 7, H.E. Buckman, 1964, in the object record states: "The Envelope file which has now been destroyed, stated: 'Excavated at Hwang Ling of Lo-Yang, in Honan.'"
 Curatorial Remark 5, H.P. Stern, 1956, in the object record, states: "Box for this piece purports this jade to be from the collection of the Viceroy Tuan Fang."
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1429, pg. 341, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 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
Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts'ung [cong] 琮; projecting collar at both ends; semitranslucent, greenish gray with opaque black and brown, one pinkish area. Broken at both ends and roughly mended with gray cementlike material, corner chipped.
Acquired with a box, now lost.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum