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Lateral stretcher from the base of a funerary couch with Sogdian musicians and a dancer

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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    550-577
  • Geography

    Probably Ce Xian, Henan province, China
  • Material

    Grey marble with traces of pigment
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 19.7 x 95.3 x 16.5 cm (7 3/4 x 37 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1915.336
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1915.336

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1915
    Lai-Yuan and Company, New York, to 1915 [1]
    From 1915 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lai-Yuan and Company in 1915 [2]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 683, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Center of the World: China and the Silk Road (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    Silk Road Exhibition (August 18 to December 25, 2011)
    Silk Road Luxuries from China (November 5, 2011 to January 3, 2016)
    Virtue and Entertainment: Chinese Music in the Visual Arts (October 1, 2005 to May 29, 2006)
    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
    Centennial Exhibition, Gallery 17 (November 17, 1955 to January 1, 1963)
    Stone Sculpture, Gallery 17, 1923 (May 2, 1923 to November 17, 1955)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Lai-Yuan & Company (ca. 1915-April 1921) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Probably Ce Xian, Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Sculpture
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 16: Center of the World: China and the Silk Road
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