From the mid-1950s to 2001
Private collector, acquired in the mid-1950s 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by a private collector in 2001
 The donor acquired this object while he was working in the American Embassy [Taipei] in the mid-1950s (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, June 12, 2001, in the object record. All three works of calligraphy [S2001.26, S2001.27.1-2, S2001.28] given by the donor were created either for him or for his family members (see Curatorial Remark 1, Joseph Chang, June 12, 2001).
- Previous Owner(s)
Ralph Hubbard Redford American, 1916 - 2013
Dong Zuobin was one of the leading Chinese scholars who participated in official excavations at Anyang, Henan province, the site of the last capital of the Shang dynasty (circa 1600–circa 1046 BCE). He devoted most of his career to studying oracle-bone inscriptions.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with artist