Helmet

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 20.1 x 19.6 x 23.1 cm (7 15/16 x 7 11/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1925.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Helmet

Keywords
casting, China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)
Provenance

To 1925
Peter Johannes Bahr (died circa 1928), Shanghai, purchased from an unidentified dealer, to 1925 [1]

From 1925
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Peter Johannes Bahr, through Carl Whiting Bishop, in 1925 [2]

Notes:

[1] The object was said to have been bought by Mr. Bahr from a dealer who claimed it was found near Ling-pao, Honan (see Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record).

[2] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office. Also see Original Bishop List, No. B-15, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

Previous Owner(s)

Peter Johannes Bahr

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

Copyright with museum