Notched disk

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Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 1600-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Jade (neprite)
Dimensions
Diam x D: 33.3 × 0.8 cm (13 1/8 × 5/16 in) Diam (hole): 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province
Credit Line
Purchase — funds provided by Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Lois S. Raphling, and The Hassan Family Foundation
Accession Number
F2017.5a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Type

Disk

Keywords
China, disk, nephrite, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
Provenance

Wu Dacheng (1835-1902), Beijing, China. [1]

From 1934-1952
David David-Weill (1871-1952), Paris, France, purchased in 1934. [2]

From 1952 to 2015
Family of David David-Weill. [3]

From 2015 to 2017
Eskenazi Ltd, London, United Kingdom, purchased from the family of David David-Weill. [4]

From 2017
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Eskenazi Ltd, London, United Kingdom. [5]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

[4] See Acquisition Justification, object file, Collections Management.

[5] See note 4.

Previous Owner(s)

Wu Dacheng 1835-1902
Eskenazi Ltd. Founded 1923
David David-Weill 1871 - 1952
David-Weill Family

Published References
  • Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt Jean-Claude Moreau-Gobard. Chinese Art: Bronze, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics. The Universe Library of Antique Art 4 vols., , 1st ed. London and New York. 61, 142.
  • Michel Beurdeley. L'amateur chinois des Han au XXe siecle. Aspects de l'art Fribourg. Plate 1.
  • 89, Pl. XII.22.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum