From at least 1939
C.T. Loo & Company, New York from at least January 1939 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company on July 6, 1939 
 The vessel was exhibited by Loo in January 1939, see C. T. Loo & Co., An Exhibition of Chinese Bronzes, exh. cat. (New York: C. T. Loo & Co., January 1939), cat. 32, pl. XVIII. See also Loo's stockcard no. 81579: "Food vessel and cover (tou). Highly conventionalized dragon motives in gold encircle the entire body with a leaf like decoration around the lip. Loop handles. The cover removes to form a bowl. Green patina. Late Chou Period. Height 6 in," Frank Caro Archive, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, copy in object file.
 See C. T. Loo's invoice, dated July 6, 1939, copy in object file.
- Previous Owner(s)
C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum