Mrs. Christian R. Holmes (1871-1941), New York and "The Chimneys," Sands Point, Port Washington, Long Island. 
From at least 1943 to 1948
Tonying & Company, New York from at least 1943. 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying & Company, New York on December 8, 1948. 
 According to an undated and unattributed note in the object file.
 The object was brought to the Freer Gallery for examination by C. F. Yau in 1943, see letter from A. G. Wenley to C. F .Yau, Tonying & Company, dated December 6, 1948, copy in object file.
 See Tonying & Company’s invoice, dated December 8, 1948, in which the object figures under no. B. 165-1: “Bronze Belt Hook, inlaid with turquoise and gold / Han,” copy in object file.
- Previous Owner(s)
Tonying and Company
Mrs. Christian R. Holmes 1871 - 1941
- Published References
- Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 50, p. 100.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum