Seated Lion

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Medium
Bronze, gilding
Dimensions
H x W: 9.3 x 5.2 cm (3 11/16 x 2 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1947.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddhism, casting, China, gilding, lion, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 14, p. 154.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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