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Mirror (chien)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    6th-9th century
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Bronze
  • Dimension

    Diam x D: 18.9 x 1.1 cm (7 7/16 x 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1917.169a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1917.169a-b

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1917
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]
    From 1917 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [2]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Bronze List, S.I. 1104, 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

    Chinese Art (February 18, 1983 to April 1, 1987)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Metalwork (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
    Chinese Jades and Bronze, East Corridor (November 19, 1923 to March 14, 1931)
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Mirror
  • Restrictions and Rights

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