Ritual disk (bi)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1644-1911
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Jade
  • Dimension

    Diam x D: 19.5 × 0.6 cm (7 11/16 × 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1916.392
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1916.392

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    To 1916
    Lai-Yuan and Company, New York, to 1916 [1]
    From 1916 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lai-Yuan and Company in 1916 [2]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1006, pg. 216, 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.
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Ceremonial Object
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