Frank Caro, C.T. Loo & Co., New York 
From 1964 to 1987
Arthur M. Sackler, New York, purchased from Frank Caro on August 27, 1964 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Arthur M. Sackler on September 11, 1987 
 F. Caro stockcard no. FC-2325: "Archaic jade, axe blade, with series of six teeth near center of each side; traces of burial and cinnabar," according to information provided by the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, October 9, 2009. Frank Caro, Loo's associate, acquired C.T. Loo's stock after liquidation of C.T. Loo & Co. in 1950.
 See Frank Caro's invoice dated August 27, 1964, copy in object file provided by the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, October 9, 2009.
 Pursuant to the agreement between Arthur M. Sackler and the Smithsonian Institution, dated July 28, 1982, legal title of the donated objects was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on September 11, 1987.
- Previous Owner(s)
Frank Caro 1904-1980
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
- Published References
- et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 43, p. 87.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum