Excavated in Huixian, Henan province, China in 1938 
From 1938 to 1939
C.T. Loo & Company, New York from at least December 30, 1938 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company on February 3, 1939 
 According to Rong Geng, Shang Zhou yiqi tongkao (Beijing: Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1941), vol. 1, p. 470 and vol. 2, pl. 874.
 See "List of the objects owned by C. T. Loo, New York [and left by him] at the Gallery for examination on December 30, 1938," copy in object file.
 See C. T. Loo's invoice, dated February 3, 1939, copy in object file. The object is dated in the invoice to late Chou dynasty, 5th century B.C.
- 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