Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, middle 8th century
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 74.6 x 165.5 x 25 cm (29 3/8 x 65 3/16 x 9 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1924.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Taoist sculpture

Keywords
China, Daoism, flower, Laozi, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

To 1924
C.T. Loo & Company, New York. [1]

From 1924
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company, New York in July 1924. [2]

Notes:

[1] Freer Gallery of Art accession file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950

Published References
  • Miura Hidenosuke. To-so seikwa (Selected Relics of T'ang and Sung Dynasties from Collections in Europe and America). Osaka, 1928-1929. pl. 18a.
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century: Over 900 Specimens in Stone, Bronze, Lacquer and Wood, Principally from Northern China. 4 vols., London. pl. 438.
  • Catalogue of Objects of Chinese Art. pl. 25.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum