Maker(s)
Artist: Wu Zijian (born 1947)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1973
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D (.1): 3.1 x 2.5 x 3.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 x 1 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of the Xie Family
Accession Number
F1998.76.56.1-9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present), seal
Provenance

From 1973 to 1997
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), commissioned carving from Wu Zijian in 1973 [1]

From 1997 to 1998
Chen Peiqiu (born 1922), widow of Xie Zhiliu [2]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Chen Peiqiu in 1998 [3]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remarks, Joseph Chang, May 1, 1998.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Chen Peiqiu born 1922
Xie Zhiliu 1910-1997

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 264-267.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist