Funerary model of a twin-towered gate

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 50 BCE-50 CE
Medium
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 90.1 x 26.7 x 66 cm (35 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 26 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1923.18
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Model
Type

Tomb tile

Keywords
China, funerary, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), stoneware, tomb
Provenance

To 1923
Tung Kee Curio Shop, Zhengzhou, Henan, China. [1]

From 1923
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased by Carl Whiting Bishop from Tung Kee Curio Shop, Zhengzhou, Henan, China in July 8th, 1923. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see the Bishop Collection file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Tung Kee Curio Shop

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

Copyright with museum