Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 700-750
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7.8 x 6.9 cm (3 1/16 x 2 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Jerry H. Oslinker
Accession Number
F1981.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
archery, bow, casting, chasing, China, flower, hammering, lotus, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Frederick M. Mayer, New York City [1]

From 1974 to 1981
Dr. Jerry H. Oslinker, Covina, CA, purchased at auction, Christies, New York, June 24-25, 1974, lot no. 160 [2]

From 1981
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Dr. Jerry H. Oslinker in 1981

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 4 in object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Jerry H. Oslinker
Frederick M. Mayer

Published References
  • Henry Trubner. The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty. Exh. cat. Los Angeles. cat. 343.
  • International Exhibition of Chinese Art. Exh. cat. Venice. entry 270.
  • Christie's (London). The Frederick M. Mayer Collection of Chinese Art. London, June 24-25, 1974. lot 160.
  • Bo Gyllensvard The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities. T'ang Gold and Silver. no. 29 Stockholm. fig. 45e.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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