Figure of a bodhisattva

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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th century
  • Geography

    Japan
  • Material

    Bronze
  • Dimension

    H (overall): 17 cm (6 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1904.362
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1904.362

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Charles Gillot (1853-1903) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Provenance

    To 1903
    Charles Gillot (1853-1903), Paris, to 1903 [1]
    From 1904 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the sale of the Gillot Collection, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Paris, through Yamanaka & Company, February 1904 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] The sale of works belonging to French artist Charles Gillot took place in February, 1904, at the Durand-Ruel Gallery in Paris. Yamanaka Sadajiro attended the sale and annotated the sales catalogue (now in the Freer and Sackler Library) on Charles Lang Freer's behalf (see F1904.47, Curatorial Remark 5, Louise Cort, July 11, 2001, in the object record). See also, Gillot Sale Catalogue, p. 150, no. 1041.
    [2] See Reserved Bronze List, R. 5105, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Origin

    Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Sculpture
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