Terminal chock from a chariot

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Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 5th-4th century BCE
Medium
Bronze with gold and silver inlay.
Dimensions
H x W x D: 25.6 x 4.3 x 7.7 cm (10 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 3 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1932.16a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Tool and Equipment
Type

Terminal chock from a chariot

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), inlay, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

1932
Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1932 [1]

From 1932
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Boston in 1932 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co.

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 26, p. 65.
  • Sueji Umehara. Shina kodo seikwa (Selected Relics of Ancient Chinese Bronzes from Collections in Europe and Asia). 3 vols., Osaka. pl. 45.
  • Sueji Umehara. Rakuyo kinson kobo shuei (Objects from the Ancient Tombs at Chin Ts'un, Lo-yang). Kyoto. pl. 56.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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