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Buddhist stele

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At A Glance

  • Period

    7th- 8th century
  • Geography

    Likely from the Longmen grottoes, Luoyang, Henan province, China
  • Material

    Limestone with traces of pigment
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (overall): 59.1 x 52.5 x 17 cm (23 1/4 x 20 11/16 x 6 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1912.97
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1912.97

Object Details

  • Provenance

    Probably from Longmen Grottos, Henan Province, China [1]
    To 1912
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1912 [2]
    From 1912 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1912 [3]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920. [4]
    Notes:
    [1] Jan Stuart, 3/10/2003, Curatorial Remarks.
    [2] Undated folder sheet note. See S.I. 380, Original Miscellaneous List, p. 120, Freer Galley of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [3] See note 2.
    [4] 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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Likely from the Longmen grottoes, Luoyang, Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Sculpture
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