Sale, New York, Sotheby’s, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, December 3, 1986, Sale #5521, lot 30: “Unusual Bronze Finial.” 
Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997), Summit, New Jersey. 
From 1997 to 1999
In the custody of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C. 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler. 
 At the Sotheby’s, New York sale the piece was offered by an unknown private owner. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
 See object record.
 Between 1997 and 1999, The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art was in the custody of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
 See “The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art Gift Agreement” from March 1999, Collections Management Office. The object was formally accessioned into the museum’s permanent collection in 2012.
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Sotheby's (New York)
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
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