Plaque (one of a pair)

citation

Historical period(s)
Period of Division, 220-589
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.5 x 12.1 x 1.6 cm (2 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1946.23
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Plaque

Keywords
chasing, China, horse, Period of Division (220 - 589), repousse, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1946
Tonying and Company, New York. [1]

From 1946
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Published References
  • Roman Ghirshman. Iran: Parthians and Sassanians. The Arts of Mankind, vol. 3 London. pp. 260, 307, fig. 337, 407.
  • Yee U Lee. Nei Meng-ku chu tu wen wu hsuan chi (Selected Cultural Objects Excavated in Inner Mongolia). Peking. p. 49.
  • Benjamin Rowland. Chinoiseries in T'ang Art. vol. 10, no. 4 Washington and Zurich. p. 280, fig. 15.
  • unknown article. vol. 10. p. 83.
  • unknown title. vol. 9. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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